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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

Internal displacement in Sri Lanka: Memorandum for members of the Human Rights Council

Memorandum on internal displacement and durable solutions in Sri Lanka for members of the Human Rights Council at its 25th session in March 2014

26 February 2014 | Human Rights Mechanism

Still at risk: The forced eviction of displaced people in urban Afghanistan

IDMC report highlights how thousands of displaced families in towns and cities across the Afghanistan are living with the threat of being forcibly evicted.

11 February 2014 | Blog Post

Hope on the Horizon: Media Guide to Afghanistan National Policy on Internal Displacement

The adoption of Afghanistan’s first national policy for internally displaced people is a landmark occasion, and signals hope on the horizon for a country that has faced decades of turmoil.

11 February 2014 | Publication

Still at risk: Security of tenure and the forced eviction of IDPs and refugee returnees in urban Afghanistan

IDMC report reviewing cases of actual and threatened evictions of IDPs and refugee returnees from informal settlements in and around all the major Afghan cities where the Norwegian Refugee Council has an established field presence.

11 February 2014 | Publication

5 steps to help displaced Sri Lankans find solutions

On the occasion of Sri Lanka's Independence Day, 90,000 people still displaced in the country’s north and east may be in no mood to rejoice. With the UN Human Rights Council set to review Sri Lanka’s human rights record in March 2014, IDMC explains why the concerns of those displaced during the civil war must be top of the agenda.

04 February 2014 | Blog Post

Almost five years of peace but tens of thousands of war-displaced still without solution

Up to 90,000 of the over 800,000 people forced to flee during Sri Lanka’s civil war (1983- 2009) remain internally displaced, with tens of thousands more having returned home only to face a number of barriers to long-term solutions.

04 February 2014 | Overview

Technical paper: The risk of disaster-induced displacement in the Pacific island states

This technical paper represents an initial attempt to assess the risk of disaster-induced displacement in 21 island states in the South Pacific.

14 January 2014 | Publication

Indonesia: Internal displacement in brief

There is no reliable figure for the number of IDPs in Indonesia, but based on information from government agencies, international NGOs and civil society organisations, it was estimated that there were 90,000 IDPs as of the end of 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Afghanistan: Internal displacement in brief

The number of IDPs in Afghanistan continued to rise significantly in 2013, against a backdrop of armed conflict, pervasive violence and abuses by non-state armed groups

31 December 2013 | Summary

Philippines: Internal displacement in brief

Armed conflict between the government and non-state armed groups continued to cause internal displacement in the Philippines in 2013, as did clan-related violence.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Myanmar: Internal displacement in brief

Protracted armed conflict between ethnic non-state armed groups (NSAGs) and government forces has caused internal displacement in Myanmar for more than 50 years.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Internal Displacement in South and South-East Asia

There were 3.2 million IDPs in Asia as of the end of 2013, down 21 per cent from 4.1 million a year earlier. They fled their homes as a result of armed conflict, violence and human rights violations, and around 80 per cent were in Afghanistan, India, Myanmar and Pakistan.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Bangladesh: Internal displacement in brief

There was no updated comprehensive information on the number of IDPs due to conflict, violence and human rights violations since the government’s count of more than 128,000 internally displaced Pahari and Bengali families, or more than 667,000 individuals, in 2000.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Thailand: Internal displacement in brief

There is no official data on the number of people displaced in Thailand by the ten-year conflict between the government and Malay Muslim separatist groups in the southern provinces of Pattani, Narathiwat and Yala.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Sri Lanka: Internal displacement in brief

Of more than 480,000 people who had returned to Northern and Eastern provinces, many are still to achieve durable solutions

31 December 2013 | Summary

Pakistan: Internal displacement in brief

Armed conflict continued to be the main cause of displacement in Pakistan in 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Nepal: Internal displacement in brief

Seven years after the government and Maoist rebels ended their decade-long armed conflict, nearly all of Nepal’s IDPs have returned to their homes.

31 December 2013 | Summary

India: Internal displacement in brief

India continued to experience new and protracted displacement during 2013 as a result of communal violence and armed conflict with a total of at least 526,000 people displaced at the end of the year.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Comprehensive response to wave of displacement crises needed

With the Philippines experiencing three major natural disasters as well as ongoing fighting between the government and armed groups, a more comprehensive response is needed.

09 December 2013 | Overview

Oral statement by NRC-IDMC to the UPR Pre-Session 2nd Cycle Review of Afghanistan

On behalf of the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre highlighted some of the human rights issues currently facing internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Afghanistan in a statement to the UNHRC.

28 November 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism

Increasing movement of IDPs out of areas worst affected by Haiyan as displacement figures rise to over 4.4 million

IDPs in Philippines move out of the worst-affected areas in response to deteriorating conditions, insecurity and lack of access to shelter, food and other life-saving assistance.

19 November 2013 | Blog Post

1 in 10 Filipinos affected by Haiyan, as picture of mass displacement emerges

An estimated 4.4 million people have been displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, IDMC calls for planning that will support sustainable recovery and mitigate against further disaster.

13 November 2013 | Blog Post

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