As UN member states commit to the New Urban Agenda for the next 20 years, this paper sets out the specific challenges facing people internally displaced to and within urban areas and related recommendations to ensure they benefit from the implementation of the agenda and are not ‘left behind’.
11 October 2016 | Publication
As an invisible humanitarian crisis intensifies as a result of drug and criminal violence in Mexico and Central America’s Northern Triangle, a regional call to action provides reason to be cautiously optimistic.
21 July 2016 | Blog Post
Latest figures from IDMC estimate that more than 19.3 million people were forced to flee their homes by disasters in 100 countries in 2014. Hundreds of thousands more are still displaced following disasters in previous years.
20 July 2015 | Publication
In 2014, the total number of people internally displaced by armed conflict and violence worldwide was estimated to be 38 million people, the highest figure IDMC has ever recorded.
06 May 2015 | Publication
IDMC's flagship report reveals 33.3 million internally displaced by conflict in 2013, a record high for the second year.
14 May 2014 | Publication
At the end of 2012, IDMC reported 32.4 million people newly displaced worldwide by disasters, and 28.8 million displaced through conflict and violence, the highest number ever recorded by IDMC
21 June 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC identified the need to develop and test a methodology to assess the number and situation of IDPs in urban centres
01 September 2008 | Publication