Brutal attacks by militant group Boko Haram have caused massive internal displacement not only within Nigeria but also in neighboring Cameroon, Chad and Niger.
16 April 2015 | Publication
As Nigerians prepare to vote in the presidential election on Saturday, there are concerns that over 1.2 million displaced people will be unable to access polling stations.
26 March 2015 | Blog Post
As Mali is working to establish peace, concerns are being raised regarding the risk of recurring conflict and displacement if a “peace” agreement is brokered without a meaningful involvement from opposition groups and Malian society at large."
14 August 2014 | Blog Post
With twenty more women abducted in Nigeria, concerns mount over the escalating geopolitical threat Boko Haram poses to the region.
11 June 2014 | Blog Post
IDMC's latest analysis of displacement by Boko Haram reveals that extreme violence has caused some 250,000 to flee their homes in the last 10 months
05 June 2014 | Publication
IDMC's annual report reveals 12.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have been internally displaced by conflict & violence in 2013.
14 May 2014 | Blog Post
With reports of the re-emergence of the notorious M23 armed group within the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), IDMC’s argues for the renewal of the mandate of the ‘United Nations Group of Experts’, due to expire February 2014.
14 January 2014 | Blog Post
With protracted crisis in South Sudan and the conflicting parties holding talks in Addis Ababa, IDMC explains why long term solutions for those affected are reliant on a true national peace building process to support a comprehensive political solution.
10 January 2014 | Blog Post
IDMC outlines insecurity and violence issues in Central African Republic as France pushes for UN Security Resolution amid reports of cross-border criminal activity and an influx of foreign fighters.
10 October 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC highlights the importance of engaging displaced children so as to provide and alternative path to radicalism.
01 October 2013 | Blog Post
Since the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) first emerged in the 1980s, the group's violence has displaced an estimated 2.5 million people within and across borders in central Africa. Here, a regional analysis of displacement by the LRA
26 September 2013 | Overview
IDMC / UNHCR report provides insight into the lives of victims who have suffered at the brutal hands of the LRA
17 September 2013 | Blog Post
Figures on displacement after larger scale crises suggest that violence and disasters caused by natural hazards have forced a staggering number of people to flee their homes
23 July 2013 | Overview
The military campaign to retake control of northern Mali from Islamist rebels has raised hopes among IDPs that they could soon be going home - but what will they be going home to?
20 February 2013 | Briefing Paper
More displacements are expected across the country as the fighting and violence are likely to intensify over the next few weeks as more French and African troops are deployed
21 January 2013 | Briefing Paper
IDMC report examining the plight of internally displaced people in Zimbabwe and focusing on the needs of IDPs in terms of humanitarian assistance and protection, and highlights gaps in the current response by the government and the international community.
01 August 2008 | Publication
IDMC reports on and makes recommendations for durable solutions to the decade long crisis of forced displacement in Central African Republic.
01 January 2007 | Publication