As Cyclone Mahasen makes landfall, one million Bangladeshis are ordered to evacuate and Myanmar’s most vulnerable, those who have already fled violence in the north-west, are forced to flee yet again.
17 May 2013 | Blog Post
In 2012, 32.4 million people were forced to flee their homes by disasters such as floods, storms and earthquakes
13 May 2013 | Publication
IDMC releases its 2012 Global Overview revealing a record high figure of 28.8 million people internally displaced due to conflict and violence.
29 April 2013 | Blog Post
In 2012, the total number of people internally displaced by armed conflict, generalised violence and human rights violations worldwide was estimated to be 28.8 million. This is the highest figure IDMC has ever recorded
29 April 2013 | Publication
As international troops prepare to leave , more than half a million Afghans are estimated to be internally displaced
25 March 2013 | Overview
IDMC Country Analyst discusses the paradox of Palestine, Israel and international funding
06 February 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC briefing paper reports thousands of Malians have been forced to flee homes following military intervention in January 2012
23 January 2013 | Blog Post
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
IDMC’s latest report on Haiti highlights the dire situation that internally displaced people continue to suffer three years after the 2010 earthquake
11 January 2013 | Blog Post
When it reaches such dramatic scales, displacement disrupts the stable economic centres that people flee to, exacerbating existing tensions and fuelling more protests
17 August 2012 | Briefing Paper
On behalf of the Global Protection Cluster Task Team on Law and Policy, IDMC has launched a new law and policy database revealing how countries around the world are framing their response to situations of internal displacement through national legislation and policies.
31 July 2012 | Global Overview
In 2011, 14.9 million people were internally displaced throughout the world due to natural disasters, mostly related to weather events such as floods and storms. 89% of the displacement occurred in Asia.
03 June 2012 | Publication
While older internally displaced persons experience similar insecurity, human rights violations and discrimination as the rest of the population, they also face additional challenges and risks related to their age
03 June 2012 | Publication
These studies are part of ongoing work on urban displacement in Nairobi, conducted between 2010 and 2011 to explore the phenomenon of displacement in the urban environment and the implications and challenges it poses for humanitarian action
01 December 2011 | Publication
Since 1998 the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displace- ment Monitoring Centre has monitored internal displacement resulting from conflict and violence. During this period, the number of internally displaced persons has steadily risen from around 17 million to 27.5 million in 2010.
01 March 2011 | Publication
This IDMC report discusses the complexities facing Colombia’s 3 millions of IDPs who struggle to hold on to land in Humanitarian Zones established after being forced to leave nearby lands.
01 November 2007 | Publication
IDMC provides key recommendations to Somalia’s long ignored displacement crises, one of the world’s worst.
01 January 2006 | Publication