This new report from IDMC and NRC presents the findings of a comprehensive assessment of the protection needs of internally displaced people across Afghanistan. This follows on from a similar assessment carried out in 2012 when NRC/IDMC published the first in-depth study looking at the impact of displacement for Afghans.
24 January 2018 | Publication
Conflict and internal displacement in Afghanistan are on the rise again, but as the situation deteriorates many Afghans who have fled to neighbouring countries find they are no longer welcome there either. IDMC’s researcher and writer Elizabeth Rushing introduces a new case study on refugees and deportees who face a life in internal displacement when they return
21 December 2017 | Blog Post
Tens of thousands of Syrians are stuck in no man’s land in between Jordan and Syria and their situation is far beyond desperate. They live, or rather survive, in the berm, a strip of land between two man-made barriers of sand, a rocky desert with no vegetation, no water and one of the harshest climates on earth. Only a few outsiders have ever had the chance to visit it.
04 October 2017 | Blog Post
The nature of displacement in Palestine is unique among present day humanitarian crises, and remains directly related to the impact of protracted occupation. Now in its 50th year, the occupation continues to escalate with no end to it in sight. Itay Epshtain, NRC Palestine Policy Advisor, reflects on the role of humanitarians and that of States in efforts to ensure peace, security and the protection of rights in this context.
09 June 2017 | Blog Post
While internal displacement caused by conflict and disasters in Africa has been reported fairly constantly in the international media, development-based internal displacement in the continent is yet to gain such prominence. Guest blogger Dr Romola Adeola explores the prevalence of this root cause of internal displacement in Africa and why it has largely gone unnoticed in discussions on humanitarian protection by regional and international agencies.
07 December 2016 | Blog Post
This report analyses how the existing monitoring and data tools on internal displacement used in the West Bank do not provide a comprehensive estimate on IDPs and their needs.
28 September 2015 | Publication
The conflict in Yemen is reaching dire proportions with no clear end in sight. Here, IDMC analyses the challenges faced by over 1 million IDPs struggling to survive in a country wracked by turmoil.
24 July 2015 | 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
This map shows the internal displacement in Iraq as of June 2015
30 June 2015 | Map
Violence against civilians in Iraq has driven three million people into internal displacement in just eighteen months, with access to safety dramatically restricted by the fragmentation of society.
30 June 2015 | Overview
IDP figures and key events in Yemen since 2004 highlights the scale of displacement triggered by the recent conflict between Yemeni security forces and Houthi rebels.
08 June 2015 | Blog Post
This map shows the internal displacement in Libya as of March 2015.
30 March 2015 | Map
Increased violence and intra-tribal clashes have led to the displacement of 400,000 people inside Libya.
30 March 2015 | Overview
IDMC estimates there were at least 275,000 Palestinian IDPs in the Israeli occupied territories.
26 March 2015 | Blog Post
Increasingly, international humanitarians talk about the protection of civilians, vulnerable groups, and affected populations rather than about internally displaced persons (IDPs). What dangers could this pose to IDPs?
29 January 2015 | Blog Post
This map shows the internal displacement in Occupied Palestine as of October 2014
27 October 2014 | Map
An overview on forced displacement in Palestine; from a protracted issue dating from the beginning of occupation in 1967, to the latest legal implications.
27 October 2014 | Overview
Latest IDMC overview on forced displacement in Syria, from 2011 to the end of 2014.
21 October 2014 | Map
Once a stable middle-income country that hosted refugees from all over the region and beyond just four years ago, Syria is now experiencing a displacement and protection crisis of a magnitude the world has not seen for many years.
21 October 2014 | Overview
IDMC report on forced displacement of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank, for consideration during Israel’s ICCPR review in October.
02 October 2014 | Human Rights Mechanism
This map shows the internal displacement in Yemen as of July 2014
18 September 2014 | Map
IDMC highlights key protection issues and obstacles to durable solutions for Yemen’s IDPs in the context of the country’s political, humanitarian and socio-economic crises.
18 September 2014 | Overview
IDMC was one of 42 local and international organizations calling to stop Israeli plans to forcibly transfer thousands of Palestinian Bedouins into a designated township.
16 September 2014 | Publication
There are today over 240,000 IDPs trapped inside of the Gaza Strip. Watch IDMC’s latest statement at the emergency session of the UN Human Rights Council last week.
30 July 2014 | Blog Post