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
In Afghanistan, consultations are underway for the development of a comprehensive national IDP policy as internal displacement figures continue to increase
08 April 2013 | Blog Post
In this submission to the UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on Bosnia and Herzegovina, IDMC highlights issues IDPs face with discrimination, work, social security, housing and education.
29 March 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism
IDMC’s Country Analyst discusses a recent United Nations Conference on Palestine.
20 March 2013 | Blog Post
In this submission to the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Russia, IDMC highlights the need for better data on IDPs and issues they face with freedom of movement, housing and property.
30 January 2013 | Human Rights Mechanism
Norwegian Refugee Council - Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC1) Oral statement to the 21st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council
24 September 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism
Israel, as the occupying power of the Palestinian territories, is bound by International Humanitarian Law and has the obligation to administer the occupied territory to the benefit of the local Palestinian population and needs to put in place the necessary regulatory and administrative measures to ensure the right to an adequate standard of living for people under its control.
01 July 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism
In this submission to the UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, IDMC raises issues that IDPs face related to employment, housing, health, education and discrimination.
25 May 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism
This workshop organised by the RSC and IDMC aimed to provide a small forum for discussion on how policymakers, practitioners and researchers can contribute to ‘unlocking’ recurrent and protracted Iraqi displacement
02 April 2012 | Publication
IDMC’s flagship annual report on the major global and regional developments in internal displacement due to conflict and violence throughout the year – includes both figures and analysis.
02 April 2012 | Publication
Research on internally displaced people in the Democratic Republic of Congo explores their living conditions and future prospects while offering concrete recommendations for durable solutions.
02 February 2012 | Publication
Racial discrimination is manifest in Israeli policies and practices relating to housing, settlements and planning in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), including but not limited to demolitions of civilian property, forced evictions, land expropriation, settlement establishment and expansion, construction of the Wall, restricted access to services, and settler violence.
01 January 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism
IDMC paper considering in what way international actors should frame protracted displacements and the search for durable solutions to these crises.
01 November 2011 | Publication
This publication includes the six case studies commissioned for the 2nd seminar on local integration, which was held in Geneva, from 19-20 January 2011.
01 June 2011 | Publication
Report from the Second Expert Seminar on Protracted Internal Displacement, 19-20 January 2011, Geneva
01 May 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 case study focuses on two factors that affect displaced children’s ability to exercise their right to education: poverty and discrimination in Turkey.
01 August 2010 | Publication
IDMC outlines hardship and destitution still facing Pakistan's 800,000 displaced children as well as risks faced by the over one million returned.
01 June 2010 | Publication
In this submission to the UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on Russia, IDMC highlights problems IDPs face with discrimination, housing and social security.
03 May 2010 | Human Rights Mechanism
IDMC report explores 15 years of protracted displacement in Europe, reviews current trends and outlines ways forward.
01 May 2009 | Publication
This report from IDMC focuses on the situation of internally displaced people (IDPs) from the Chechen Republic living outside of the north Caucasus.
01 June 2008 | Publication
This collection of stories from IDPs from Abkhazia and South Ossetia reveals issues that go beyond typical displacement and protection needs and touches on values, issues of identity, feelings and emotions.
01 April 2008 | 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