As UN member states commit to the New Urban Agenda for the next 20 years, this paper sets out the specific challenges facing people internally displaced to and within urban areas and related recommendations to ensure they benefit from the implementation of the agenda and are not ‘left behind’.
11 October 2016 | 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
Sri Lanka’s experience illustrates how long-term displacement is a development challenge that needs to be addressed first and foremost by governments and supporting development actors.
01 July 2015 | Publication
In 2014, the total number of people internally displaced by armed conflict and violence worldwide was estimated to be 38 million people, the highest figure IDMC has ever recorded.
06 May 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
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
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 flagship report reveals 33.3 million internally displaced by conflict in 2013, a record high for the second year.
14 May 2014 | Publication
In this ground breaking study, IDMC analyzes and assesses the impact that intense criminal violence has had on forced displacement in Mexico.
01 May 2012 | Publication
The National Commission on Land and Other Properties (Commission Nationale des Terres et Autres Biens or CNTB) in collaboration with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and its Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) organised a workshop on the role of the CNTB in promoting durable solutions for internally displaced people (IDPs), on 10 November 2011 at Chez André in Bujumbura.
01 December 2011 | Publication
Nearly a million people have been forced to flee their homes by ethnic violence in north-east India over the past 20 years, but their government has failed in its duty to protect them.
01 November 2011 | Publication
IDMC examines widespread violence against internally displaced women and girls in Eastern Chad.
01 November 2010 | Publication
IDMC discusses ongoing land disputes in Côte d’Ivoire that have been exacerbated by armed conflict, the resulting displacement, and now the return of internally displaced people.
01 November 2009 | Publication
IDMC highlights the drastic plight of people displaced by internal armed conflict in the Republic’s southern island region of Mindanao.
01 October 2009 | Publication
Internally displaced children in CAR face severe protection problems from ongoing insecurity and violence.
01 November 2008 | Publication
IDMC identified the need to develop and test a methodology to assess the number and situation of IDPs in urban centres
01 September 2008 | Publication
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
Relatively little is known about the extent and nature of conflict-induced internal displacement in Ethiopia. This report aims to explore the issues faced by internally displaced people in more detail using information gathered by IDMC during a fact-finding mission in 2007
01 October 2007 | Publication
The following report aims to explore the issues faced by IDPs in Sri Lanka in more detail, with information gained by IDMC during a fact-finding mission in 2007
01 September 2007 | Publication
IDMC recommendations solutions for decades long crisis of forced displacement in East Chad caused by armed conflict, cross-border raids from neighbouring Sudan and spiralling inter-communal violence.
01 July 2007 | Publication
A compilation of life stories of those displaced by Colombia’s years of internal armed conflict and massive human rights violations.
01 June 2007 | 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
Report produced in conjunction with the Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights assesses the forced displacement of Palestinian communities as a result of the West Bank Wall and its regime.
01 September 2006 | Publication
IDMC overview of the background and causes of conflict-induced internal displacement in West Africa, as well as an overview of the main protection and assistance concerns of IDPs in six countries.
01 April 2006 | Publication