This report examines displacement across India resulting from armed conflict and inter-communal violence for which a comprehensive national response is urgently needed.
20 April 2015 | Overview
The government has taken an important step towards IDP protection by adopting a national policy on internal displacement, but challenges remain as the country struggles to find peace and stability.
18 March 2015 | Overview
In Burundi, thousands of IDPs still live in protracted displacement. Their prospects for durable solutions might increase with the forthcoming elections and the renewed engagement of the government.
04 March 2015 | Overview
Significant security improvements and promising political commitments have meant that many IDPs have been able to return to their home areas since mid-2011, but more than 300,000 still live in internal displacement.
26 February 2015 | Overview
In the wake of large-scale displacement resulting both from conflict and disasters, there is a need to ensure comprehensive solutions that address the long-term recovery challenges of IDPs.
10 February 2015 | Overview
Most of the estimated 22,500 people displaced in Papua New Guinea are living in protracted displacement, having fled their homes between four and ten years ago by ethnic conflicts or natural hazards.
11 December 2014 | Overview
Ethnic divisions are still prolonging internal displacement in Bosnia and Herzegovina nearly twenty years after the war ended despite massive international assistance over that period.
19 November 2014 | Overview
The situation for Chad's remaining 90,000 internally displaced people remains challenging. The government no longer recognises them as IDPs, and they receive no direct assistance.
24 October 2014 | Overview
IDMC highlights key protection issues and obstacles to durable solutions for Yemen’s IDPs in the context of the country’s political, humanitarian and socio-economic crises.
18 September 2014 | Overview
Recent IDPs in Myanmar’s Rakhine, Kachin and northern Shan states as well as long-term IDPs in the south-east require different kinds of assistance and protection.
01 July 2014 | Overview
IDMC highlights Kenya’s need to support durable solutions for all IDPs, collect comprehensive and updated data on displacement and urgently implement the 2012 IDP Act
03 June 2014 | Overview
By April 2014, 137,000 people remained internally displaced in Mali while those returning north faced numerous obstacles to securing a durable solution to their displacement.
19 May 2014 | Overview
IDMC explains why up to fifteen years after their displacement tens of thousands of IDPs are still struggling to rebuild their lives.
13 May 2014 | Overview
IDMC explains how IDPs in Azerbaijan are blocked from full integration because displacement is still largely considered 'temporary' two decades after the conflict.
26 March 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
DRC is home to an estimated 2.7 million IDPs, making it one of the largest internal displacement crises in the world. Despite international attention being focussed on other areas of the world at the moment, the humanitarian community cannot allow the people of DRC to be left in the shadows.
14 January 2014 | Overview
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 10% of its northern population displaced
11 October 2013 | Overview
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
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
As international troops prepare to leave , more than half a million Afghans are estimated to be internally displaced
25 March 2013 | Overview
Many assume that the emergency has ended, however there are still humanitarian needs for the IDPs
28 December 2012 | Overview