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IDMC’s annual flagship report reveals record breaking IDP figures for second year running

IDMC reveals 33.3 million people were internally displaced by conflict in 2013, with a full 63% in just 5 countries.

14 May 2014 | Blog Post

With 1 family displaced every 60 seconds in Syria, there’s no more time for diplomatic delay

Each day, 9,500 civilians are forced to flee their homes in Syria – that’s one family every minute.* Three years after Syria’s brutal armed conflict began, the international community is still failing to bring an end to a crisis which has displaced a staggering number of people inside the country.

14 March 2014 | Blog Post

Girl, disrupted

Women and children make up 70% of the world’s internally displaced population. To mark International Women’s Day, IDMC highlights how the challenges young girls face around world increase when violence or conflict forces them to flee their homes.

07 March 2014 | Publication

Girl, disrupted: challenges for internally displaced girls worldwide

Women and children make up 70% of the world’s internally displaced population. To mark International Women’s Day, IDMC highlights how the challenges young girls face around world increase when violence or conflict forces them to flee their homes.

07 March 2014 | Blog Post

Under fire: Israel's enforcement of Access Restricted Areas in the Gaza Strip

A new report by IDMC and Gaza-based Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) offers the most comprehensive analysis to date on Israel's lethal enforcement of Access-Restricted Areas - (ARA) - live-fire zones imposed by the Israeli military forces on large swathes of the Gaza Strip.

04 February 2014 | Publication

Palestine: Internal displacement in brief

IDMC estimates that there were at least 146,000 IDPs in Palestine as of the end of 2013, some of whom fled their homes as long ago as 1967.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Internal Displacement in the Middle East and North Africa

The number of internal displaced people in the Middle East and north Africa (MENA) continued to rise sharply in 2013, reaching at least 9.1 million by the end of the year.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Iraq: Internal displacement in brief

Up to 2.1 million people were displaced in Iraq and unable to achieve durable solutions as of 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Syria: Internal displacement in brief

By the end of 2013, Syria’s internal displacement crisis had become the largest in the world.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Lebanon: Internal displacement in brief

At least 20,000 people were internally displaced in Lebanon as of the end of 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Yemen: Internal displacement in brief

As of December 2013, there were around 307,000 IDPs in Yemen, mainly in the north of the country.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Libya: Internal displacement in brief

There were at least 59,400 IDPs in Libya as of the end of 2013, according to UN estimates.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Internal Displacement in Iraq: Barriers to Integration

This report looks at integration since 85 percent of Iraqi IDPs want to integrate but it is not always a question of choice since often they can neither return home nor move elsewhere.

20 December 2013 | Publication

The Oslo Accords, 20 years of a worsening humanitarian situation, time for a creative rethink?

The twenty years since peace process have seen more discriminatory planning policies and settlement construction than the thirty years preceding it, leading to a dramatic increase in displacement and movement restrictions.

15 November 2013 | Blog Post

Syria in 6 months’ time: Why we must act now to fill the aid void

IDMC highlights the importance of immediate ‘unimpeded access to humanitarian assistance’ for the Syrian people.

26 September 2013 | Blog Post

No safe passage: the 20 year legacy of the Oslo Accords

Twenty years after the signing of the Oslo Accords, a peaceful two-state solution has yet to be realised increasing the fragmentation of Palestine.

13 September 2013 | Blog Post

A refreshing UN seminar on the State of Palestine, but still no solutions in sight

IDMC’s Country Analyst discusses a recent United Nations Conference on Palestine.

20 March 2013 | Blog Post

Should the international community continue to fund rubble?

IDMC Country Analyst discusses the paradox of Palestine, Israel and international funding

06 February 2013 | Blog Post

Forced evictions leave Palestinian families homeless in the harsh winter

Israeli army leaves 187 people homeless in winter after destroying 55 homes in the Al Maleh area of the West Bank

25 January 2013 | Blog Post

Internal displacement continues amid multiple crises

Internal displacement has taken place in the context of an increasing socio-economic crisis made worse by rising commodity prices

17 December 2012 | Overview

Challenges of IDP Protection: Research study on the protection of internally displaced persons in Afghanistan

IDMC and NRC highlight the worrying conditions faced by the growing numbers of internally displaced people across Afghanistan.

01 November 2012 | Publication

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UNHRC Oral Statement Palestine 2012

Norwegian Refugee Council - Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC1) Oral statement to the 21st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

24 September 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism

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