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
Amid continued displacement due to disasters, evictions, and episodes of violence, continued support is needed to assist over a million people displaced due to Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) who have returned home to rebuild their lives and find long-term peace.
23 January 2014 | Overview
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
Violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been escalating in recent weeks, bringing the number of internally displaced people (IDPs) to over a staggering half million. IDMC explores key recommendations on what the next steps should be.
13 December 2013 | Blog Post
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
Video presenting evidence of violence-induced internal displacement in Mexico, the ways in which both society and the government addressed it, and the challenges ahead for Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration.
05 November 2013 | 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
Somalia has witnessed over two decades of conflict, violence, human rights violations and natural disasters, all of which have triggered repeated waves of displacement.
01 October 2013 | Overview
IDMC highlights the importance of immediate ‘unimpeded access to humanitarian assistance’ for the Syrian people.
26 September 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
There has been some progress in the implementation of agreements and frameworks relevant to supporting IDPs at the national and regional level, but it has been slow and insufficient
09 July 2013 | Overview
Two years after South Sudan's independence, the scale and seriousness of the country's internal displacement situation remains a major concern. Including hundreds of thousands people displaced by the current crisis since December 2013, IDMC monitoring shows that almost a million people have been newly displaced over the last three years due to ongoing instability.
09 July 2013 | Overview
At the end of 2012, IDMC reported 32.4 million people newly displaced worldwide by disasters, and 28.8 million displaced through conflict and violence, the highest number ever recorded by IDMC
21 June 2013 | Blog Post
Counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations and violent clashes between non-state armed groups continue to lead to major, rapid movements of internally displaced people in the north-west
12 June 2013 | Overview
As international troops prepare to leave , more than half a million Afghans are estimated to be internally displaced
25 March 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
Much attention is focused on the current crisis in Syria, but the country has a history of displacements dating back to 1967, all of which remain unresolved
31 July 2012 | Overview
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