A new brief released yesterday by IDMC voiced concern for the tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) and their host communities in Mali’s south.
21 February 2014 | Blog Post
On a recent mission to Mali, IDMC met a worrying number of IDPs who described the place they used to call home unsafe and their living conditions in the cities in the south unbearable.
20 February 2014 | Blog Post
IDMC report highlights how thousands of displaced families in towns and cities across the Afghanistan are living with the threat of being forcibly evicted.
11 February 2014 | Blog Post
On the occasion of Sri Lanka's Independence Day, 90,000 people still displaced in the country’s north and east may be in no mood to rejoice. With the UN Human Rights Council set to review Sri Lanka’s human rights record in March 2014, IDMC explains why the concerns of those displaced during the civil war must be top of the agenda.
04 February 2014 | Blog Post
As Russia prepares for next month’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, people living in displacement for 20 years are being bulldozed away in neighbouring Ingushetia. These types of forced evictions – illegal under international law – are quietly putting hundreds of displaced people in the North Caucasus out in the cold.
27 January 2014 | Blog Post
As Serbia begins accession talks with the EU, IDMC highlights how the recent local elections in Kosovo signal a positive step forward for marginalised internally displaced (IDP) communities, and calls on the EU to consider the plight of IDPs when assessing suitability of EU membership.
24 January 2014 | Blog Post
With reports of the re-emergence of the notorious M23 armed group within the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), IDMC’s argues for the renewal of the mandate of the ‘United Nations Group of Experts’, due to expire February 2014.
14 January 2014 | Blog Post
With protracted crisis in South Sudan and the conflicting parties holding talks in Addis Ababa, IDMC explains why long term solutions for those affected are reliant on a true national peace building process to support a comprehensive political solution.
10 January 2014 | Blog Post
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