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
In a report released one year after the Kampala Convention came into force, the African Union Commission together with the IDMC take a look back to see what progress has been
06 December 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC expresses concern over COP19 agenda as focus turns towards issues of compensation and discussions on population displacement are sidelined.
22 November 2013 | Blog Post
As negotiations at UN’s climate change conference (COP19) continue, IDMC data illustrates scale and seriousness of disaster-induced displacement worldwide.
20 November 2013 | Blog Post
IDPs in Philippines move out of the worst-affected areas in response to deteriorating conditions, insecurity and lack of access to shelter, food and other life-saving assistance.
19 November 2013 | Blog Post
The twenty years since peace process have seen more discriminatory planning policies and settlement construction than the thirty years preceding it, leading to a dramatic increase in displacement and movement restrictions.
15 November 2013 | Blog Post
An estimated 4.4 million people have been displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, IDMC calls for planning that will support sustainable recovery and mitigate against further disaster.
13 November 2013 | Blog Post
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
Time is running out for the Afghan government to adopt a stalled landmark policy for the hundreds of thousands forced to flee within the country.
21 October 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
IDMC highlights the importance of engaging displaced children so as to provide and alternative path to radicalism.
01 October 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC highlights the importance of immediate ‘unimpeded access to humanitarian assistance’ for the Syrian people.
26 September 2013 | Blog Post
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
Twenty years after the signing of the Oslo Accords, a peaceful two-state solution has yet to be realised increasing the fragmentation of Palestine.
13 September 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC and the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement release new tool designed to help law and policymakers address internal displacement at the national level.
02 September 2013 | Blog Post
Earlier this month was the fifth anniversary of the Georgia-Russia war, leaving tens of thousands of people displaced. For most, returning home remains an elusive hope.
21 August 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC’s latest report highlights the plight of a Mindanao’s indigenous people, the Lumads, currently living in the shadows in the Philippines.
09 August 2013 | Blog Post
IDMC report explores displacement as a consequence of Boko Haram’s violence and the heavy-handed counterinsurgency against it as well as recurring disaster-related displacement due to yearly flooding.
23 July 2013 | Blog Post
On the anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, the UN’s reinstatement of charges against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić offers some hope to those driven from their homes during the 1990’s.
15 July 2013 | Blog Post
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
In this statement, IDMC expresses disappointment about the vetoing of the Rights of the IDP Act of 2013 by the President of the Philippines
14 June 2013 | Blog Post
Internally displaced Malians who sought refuge in the south are in a deteriorating situation. With no employment or savings, many face the threat of being forced to flee again.
22 May 2013 | Blog Post
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
IDMC report reveals that 32.4 million people forced to flee their homes in 2012 by disasters such as floods, storms and earthquakes. Though Asia and Africa bore the brunt, 1.3 million also displaced in rich countries, USA particularly affected.
13 May 2013 | Blog Post