This thematic report presents the first baseline for displacement risk associated with sudden-onset disasters in the countries of the Greater Horn of Africa with the ultimate aim of reducing future displacement.
26 September 2017 | Publication
The World Humanitarian Summit is a great opportunity for states and other stakeholders to state their commitment to building regional and national normative frameworks to protect IDPs.
19 May 2016 | Publication
Second of a series of thematic papers that contributes to understanding resilience in the context of multiple displacement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
20 November 2015 | Publication
Kenya has one of the most articulated IDP frameworks in the world, but additional steps may be required for it to become fully operational.
28 August 2015 | Publication
IDMC recommends a series of normative actions for Kenya to complete the work initiated with the adoption of the IDP Act in 2012 and the drafting of the IDP policy.
21 August 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 organised a training workshop in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council and the AU Commission to promote the ratification and the implementation of the Kampala Convention.
11 May 2015 | Publication
First in a series of thematic papers that contributes to understanding resilience in the context of multiple displacement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
30 April 2015 | Publication
IDMC gathered national institutions, humanitarian agencies, CSOs and IDP representatives to discuss the steps required for the draft policy to be adopted and implemented in Somaliland .
23 April 2015 | Publication
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
IDMC workshops aim to provide technical support to national processes. This was the case of the workshop held in Harare in November 2014 when different stakeholders were convened to discuss the findings of a study on the domestic displacement framework.
03 February 2015 | Publication
The paper illustrates the Kampala Convention's achievements two years later, and how signatory countries have taken different approaches to implementing its provisions.
08 December 2014 | Publication
The report outlines gaps in the legal framework of Zimbabwe which prevent IDPs from exercising their rights and proposes recommendations.
03 December 2014 | Publication
In July 2014, IDMC organised a training workshop on durable solutions in Cote d’Ivoire to support the development of a national strategy on durable solutions.
25 November 2014 | Publication
IDMC in partnership with the Liberia Refugee Resettlement and Rehabilitation Commission (LRRRC) organised a three-day training workshop for national law makers, government officials and members of the Liberian civil society with the aim of supporting the domestication of the Kampala Convention in Liberia.
09 October 2014 | Publication
In February 2014, IDMC/NRC supported the development of a durable solutions strategy in Mali through the organisation of a workshop on durable solutions and the formulation of recommendations.
23 July 2014 | Publication
The briefing paper highlights need to take into account regional dynamics in central Africa and to provide more timely funding and explores potential areas for cross-border learning.
21 July 2014 | Publication
The report analyses displacement in Kenya’s Coast region, identifies land issues as key triggers and obstacles to durable solutions, and recommends actions to address them.
03 July 2014 | Publication
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 examines how drought and other factors influence the scale, scope and patterns of drought-related displacement of pastoralists in the Horn of Africa.
21 May 2014 | Publication
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
Conceptual study of internal displacement of pastoralists (case study: Kenya), examining its multi-causality and processes/options for improving their protection and assistance, to move towards durable solutions.
03 March 2014 | Publication
To celebrate the first anniversary of the entry into force of the Kampala Convention IDMC and UNHCR organised two workshops for representatives of 13 West African countries.
01 February 2014 | Publication
In this report, the African Union Commission together with the IDMC look back to see what progress has been made since it came into force last year.
06 December 2013 | Publication