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Internal displacement in Turkey

01 November 2005 | Map

IDMC

Turkey: Government takes steps to facilitate return of displaced

Renewed clashes between government forces and Kurdish militants in south-eastern Turkey have raised fears of a return to violence in the two-decade-old conflict which led to the internal displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, most of them Kurds.

07 October 2005 | Overview

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Serbia & Montenegro

An estimated 250,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) – mainly ethnic Serbs and Roma who fled within and out of Kosovo when Yugoslav forces withdrew in 1999 – are still unable to go back to their pre-war homes in the now UN-administered province. The overwhelming majority of IDPs live in Serbia, but smaller numbers have also found refuge in Montenegro and parts of Kosovo

27 September 2005 | Country Profile

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IDPs from Kosovo: stuck between uncertain return prospects and denial of local integration

An estimated 250,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) – mainly ethnic Serbs and Roma who fled within and out of Kosovo when Yugoslav forces withdrew in 1999 – are still unable to go back to their pre-war homes in the now UN-administered province. The overwhelming majority of IDPs live in Serbia, but smaller numbers have also found refuge in Montenegro and parts of Kosovo.

22 September 2005 | Country Profile

Serbia & Montenegro: IDPs from Kosovo: stuck between uncertain return prospects and denial of local integration

IDMC explores the situation of Kosovar refugees currently living in uncertainty as they face difficulty both in returning home and integrating into local communities.

01 September 2005 | Publication

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Cyprus

Close to a quarter of the inhabitants of Cyprus – 210,000 ethnic Greek and Turkish Cypriots – have been internally displaced for over 30 years. This constitutes the longest-standing internal displacement situation in Europe. Unlike the vast majority of protracted displacements in the world though, internally displaced people (IDPs) in Cyprus no longer have pressing humanitarian needs.

27 April 2005 | Country Profile

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Georgia

Tens of thousands of people displaced from Georgia's secessionist territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia have been waiting to return home for more than a decade. Close to 240,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) continue to live in precarious conditions, mostly accommodated in collective centres and dependent on meagre state benefits.

12 April 2005 | Country Profile

IDMC

Georgia: IDP plight still precarious despite new leadership’s initiatives

Tens of thousands of people displaced from Georgia's secessionist territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia have been waiting to return home for more than a decade. Close to 240,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) continue to live in precarious conditions, mostly accommodated in collective centres and dependent on meagre state benefits.

12 April 2005 | Overview

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nine years after the signing of the Dayton Peace Agreement, there are still some 310,000 people internally displaced in Bosnia and Herzegovina. One million internally displaced people (IDPs) and refugees have returned to their homes since the end of the conflict in 1995, representing half of those displaced during the war. But state institutions are still divided along ethnic lines and the political debate is dominated by ethnic issues.

24 March 2005 | Country Profile

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Profile of Internal Displacement: Russian Federation

The authorities in the Russian Federation continue to deprive the victims of displacement in the northern Caucasus of adequate protection. Two consecutive armed conflicts in Chechnya since 1994 have sent hundreds of thousands of civilians onto the roads fleeing large-scale violence and human rights abuses by security forces and Chechen rebel groups.

14 March 2005 | Country Profile

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Russian Federation: Government ignores its obligations towards IDPs

The authorities in the Russian Federation continue to deprive the victims of displacement in the northern Caucasus of adequate protection. Two consecutive armed conflicts in Chechnya since 1994 have sent hundreds of thousands of civilians onto the roads fleeing large-scale violence and human rights abuses by security forces and Chechen rebel groups.

14 March 2005 | Overview

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Azerbaijan

Eleven years after the signing of a ceasefire, the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno- Karabakh remains unresolved and prospects are still bleak for the return of some 575,000 Azeris who were displaced in the early 1990s from the disputed region and surrounding districts occupied by Armenian forces. The majority of the displaced continue to live in precarious conditions.

25 February 2005 | Country Profile

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