One year after the April and May 2015 earthquakes and aftershocks, there remains a long road ahead to finding sustainable solutions for more than 2.6 million people displaced.
25 April 2016 | Blog Post
The African Union Commission and the Global Protection Cluster (GPC) Task Team on Law and Policy marked the third anniversary of the entry into force of the Kampala Convention with a workshop focussing on its implementation.
05 April 2016 | Publication
On International Women’s Day guest bloggers from NRC discuss the role of internally displaced women as central agents of their long term recovery from displacement and how women can be supported to claim their rights.
08 March 2016 | Blog Post
Laws and policies on internal displacement stand at the core of an effective IDP response. Their development requires coordinated efforts involving different actors under the lead of the State.
29 February 2016 | Blog Post
As the world commemorates International Migrants Day, IDMC highlights that international responses to forced displacement should be informed by a sound understanding of the complex drivers that force people to leave their homes.
18 December 2015 | Blog Post
The UNHCR High Commissioner's dialogue 16-17 December 2015 presents a unique opportunity to encourage political actors, development experts, human rights advocates, data specialists and many others to inform responses to displacement upon sound analysis and understanding of the underlying drivers of displacement. IDMC's new briefing paper can help all re-think displacement in the context of today's crises. <!-- Sustainably preventing and resolving displacement requires an understanding of the complex interaction of the various drivers that overlap, accumulate and lead to displacement. -->
08 December 2015 | Publication
As COP21 gets underway the Advisory Group on Climate Change and Human Mobility, including IDMC, has produced a set of recommendations to government delegates. The aim is to influence the final version of the Climate Change Agreement that the world's nations are set to sign up to when the conference culminates.
01 December 2015 | Publication
Recommendations from the Advisory Group on Climate Change and Human Mobility to delegates negotiating in Bonn this week ahead of the UN climate change conference in Paris.
22 October 2015 | Publication
This week more than 100 governments came together for the Nansen Initiative’s global consultation to discuss what is needed to protect people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
15 October 2015 | Blog Post
The IDMC-NRC training workshop on durable solutions for IDPs is intended to build awareness on this theme among national and international responders, including States, humanitarian and development actors.
12 October 2015 | Publication
Guest bloggers Laura Cunial, Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Adviser and Kirstie Farmer, Housing Land and Property Advocacy Adviser for the Norwegian Refugee Council discuss the daily struggles of displaced women in urban areas.
07 October 2015 | Blog Post
Self-reliance is key to unlocking protracted displacement. Aid agencies are increasingly providing livelihoods assistance that reflects local complexities, but the steps IDPs take to improve self-reliance need to be better understood and supported.
30 September 2015 | Publication
Discover the activities IDMC was engaged in in 2014 in its on-going efforts to protect and respect the rights of internally displaced people
30 September 2015 | Publication
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
IDMC's report explores the challenges in terms of providing sustainable housing assistance to informal urban settlers displaced by disasters. It looks at nine case studies from Asia, America and Europe.
05 June 2015 | Publication
IDMC outlines the plans for implementing its new strategy and all planned activities for the next 12 months in its 2015 Appeal.
05 June 2015 | Publication
How can registration be used to advance the rights of children born to IDPs? IDMC proposes an answer to this question in the second installment of its "Born in Displacement" series.
15 May 2015 | Publication
Our latest report revealed that 38 million people have been displaced within their own country by conflict or violence, the equivalent of the total populations of London, New York and Beijing combined.
15 May 2015 | Blog Post
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
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 January and 31 March 2015.
30 April 2015 | Publication
IDMC launched its latest report "Home sweet home: Housing practices and tools that support durable solutions for IDPs" featuring a key note speech from Dr.Chaloka Beyani.
09 April 2015 | Blog Post
Q&A analysing current and future challenges concerning the protection needs of different groups of displaced people, in particular for IDPs.
01 April 2015 | Blog Post
This report presents housing practices and tools that address challenges to adequate housing in urban displacement situations in Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle-East.
25 March 2015 | Publication
IDMC report reveals an increased risk of global displacement caused by disasters, and calls for a stronger link between displacement and disaster risk reduction.
18 March 2015 | Blog Post