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Why the international community needs to act now to bring Mali back from the brink

With thousands of internally displaced Malians at risk of returning too soon to a dangerous climate, IDMC calls on the international community to act.

21 February 2013 | Blog Post

A cautious return: Malian IDPs prepare to go home

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

Nowhere to run: Fleeing Malians struggle to find safety and assistance

IDMC briefing paper reports thousands of Malians have been forced to flee homes following military intervention in January 2012

23 January 2013 | Blog Post

Nowhere to run: Fleeing Malians struggle to find safety and assistance

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

IDPs' significant needs remain as inter-communal violence increases

Many assume that the emergency has ended, however there are still humanitarian needs for the IDPs

28 December 2012 | Overview

West Africans bubble with pride as they welcome landmark treaty with rounds of applause

IDMC’s Kim Mancini joins representatives of government, police, civil society organisations, and the UN in Nigeria to celebrate first continental treaty on internal displacement coming into force.

07 December 2012 | Blog Post

Africa unites on human rights: A media guide to the Kampala Convention

The adoption of the Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Africa by the African Union (AU) in October 2009 is an historic accomplishment.

06 December 2012 | Publication

What the Kampala Convention means – concretely- for human rights in Africa and in the world

The African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa or the Kampala Convention became legally binding Thursday, 6 December 2012.

06 December 2012 | Blog Post

IDPs rebuilding lives amid a delicate peace

Côte d’Ivoire witnessed the world’s largest new internal displacement event after contested presidential election results in 2010 sparked a violent conflict for political control

28 November 2012 | Overview

Internal displacement and the Kampala Convention: an opportunity for development actors

Analytical Paper on the Relevance of Human Rights Approaches for Development Activities Targeting Conflict- and Disaster-Induced Displacement in Africa

01 November 2012 | Publication

Internal displacement in Africa: A development challenge

IDMC explores challenges of developmental issues when looking for durable solutions to the problem of displacement.

02 October 2012 | Publication

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Mali: Northern takeover internally displaces at least 118,000 people

Few could have predicted that Mali, long considered a beacon of democracy in West Africa, would in less than a year see half its territory overrun by Islamic militants and a tenth of its northern population internally displaced.

01 October 2012 | Overview

Internal displacement and vulnerability of pastoralist communities in northern Kenya

IDMC investigates the situation faced by displaced pastoralists in Kenya; the causes of their displacement, the legal basis for their protection and the shortcomings in response.

01 October 2012 | Publication

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Mali

IDMC's Mali page provides an overview of the latest figures and key concerns facing internally displaced people in the country.

31 July 2012 | Country Page

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

IDMC's Democratic Republic of Congo page provides an overview of the latest figures and key concerns facing internally displaced people in the country.

31 July 2012 | Country Page

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Central African Republic

IDMC's Central African Republic page provides an overview of the latest figures and key concerns facing internally displaced people in the country.

31 July 2012 | Country Page

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Nigeria

IDMC's Nigeria page provides an overview of the latest figures and key concerns facing internally displaced people in the country.

31 July 2012 | Country Page

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Togo

IDMC's Togo page provides an overview of the latest figures and key concerns facing internally displaced people in the country.

31 July 2012 | Country Page

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Angola

31 July 2012 | Country Profile Page

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Benin

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Cameroon

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

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