An eye witness account on the current displacement situation in Burundi where thousands of people are fleeing their homes due to political unrest.
22 December 2015 | Blog Post
As the world commemorates International Migrants Day, IDMC highlights that international responses to forced displacement should be informed by a sound understanding of the complex drivers that force people to leave their homes.
18 December 2015 | Blog Post
Analysts for Central Africa had the opportunity to gather data on internally displaced people who have suffered repeated displacement and to hear about how displacement affects young people’s family lives.
20 November 2015 | Blog Post
This week more than 100 governments came together for the Nansen Initiative’s global consultation to discuss what is needed to protect people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
15 October 2015 | Blog Post
Guest bloggers Laura Cunial, Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Adviser and Kirstie Farmer, Housing Land and Property Advocacy Adviser for the Norwegian Refugee Council discuss the daily struggles of displaced women in urban areas.
07 October 2015 | Blog Post
The conflict in Yemen is reaching dire proportions with no clear end in sight. Here, IDMC analyses the challenges faced by over 1 million IDPs struggling to survive in a country wracked by turmoil.
24 July 2015 | Blog Post
IDP figures and key events in Yemen since 2004 highlights the scale of displacement triggered by the recent conflict between Yemeni security forces and Houthi rebels.
08 June 2015 | Blog Post
In 2014, over 95 per cent of the 220,000 people newly displaced in the country took place in Kenya’s north east. Here, IDMC asks: What has led to this spike in new displacement?
21 May 2015 | Blog Post
Our latest report revealed that 38 million people have been displaced within their own country by conflict or violence, the equivalent of the total populations of London, New York and Beijing combined.
15 May 2015 | Blog Post
Analysts for Central Africa had the opportunity to gather data on internally displaced people who have suffered repeated displacement and to hear firsthand their stories of survival.
30 April 2015 | Blog Post
IDMC launched its latest report "Home sweet home: Housing practices and tools that support durable solutions for IDPs" featuring a key note speech from Dr.Chaloka Beyani.
09 April 2015 | Blog Post
Q&A analysing current and future challenges concerning the protection needs of different groups of displaced people, in particular for IDPs.
01 April 2015 | Blog Post
IDMC estimates there were at least 275,000 Palestinian IDPs in the Israeli occupied territories.
26 March 2015 | Blog Post
As Nigerians prepare to vote in the presidential election on Saturday, there are concerns that over 1.2 million displaced people will be unable to access polling stations.
26 March 2015 | Blog Post
With over one million people fleeing from Ukraine, IDMC analyses the country's IDP registration process.
19 March 2015 | Blog Post
IDMC report reveals an increased risk of global displacement caused by disasters, and calls for a stronger link between displacement and disaster risk reduction.
18 March 2015 | Blog Post
Increasingly, international humanitarians talk about the protection of civilians, vulnerable groups, and affected populations rather than about internally displaced persons (IDPs). What dangers could this pose to IDPs?
29 January 2015 | Blog Post
Ongoing tensions and violence continue to cause new displacement in certain areas in Bangladesh. Access to land rights must be guaranteed to help displaced minorities reach durable solutions.
19 January 2015 | Blog Post