IDMC highlights the plight of hundreds of thousands of IDPs in CAR who continue to face numerous challenges in enjoying even their basic human rights.
30 May 2014 | Overview
By April 2014, 137,000 people remained internally displaced in Mali while those returning north faced numerous obstacles to securing a durable solution to their displacement.
19 May 2014 | Overview
IDMC explains why up to fifteen years after their displacement tens of thousands of IDPs are still struggling to rebuild their lives.
13 May 2014 | Overview
IDMC explains how IDPs in Azerbaijan are blocked from full integration because displacement is still largely considered 'temporary' two decades after the conflict.
26 March 2014 | Overview
Up to 90,000 of the over 800,000 people forced to flee during Sri Lanka’s civil war (1983- 2009) remain internally displaced, with tens of thousands more having returned home only to face a number of barriers to long-term solutions.
04 February 2014 | Overview
Amid continued displacement due to disasters, evictions, and episodes of violence, continued support is needed to assist over a million people displaced due to Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) who have returned home to rebuild their lives and find long-term peace.
23 January 2014 | Overview
DRC is home to an estimated 2.7 million IDPs, making it one of the largest internal displacement crises in the world. Despite international attention being focussed on other areas of the world at the moment, the humanitarian community cannot allow the people of DRC to be left in the shadows.
14 January 2014 | Overview
Despite the optimism surrounding the peace process in seeking to end a decades-old war, Colombia continues to suffer one of the world’s most dramatic humanitarian emergencies. As one of the countries with the largest populations of internally displaced people worldwide, roughly 300,000 people are internally displaced each year.
14 January 2014 | Overview
With the Philippines experiencing three major natural disasters as well as ongoing fighting between the government and armed groups, a more comprehensive response is needed.
09 December 2013 | Overview
Few could have predicted that Mali, long considered a beacon of democracy in West Africa, would in less than a year see half its territory overrun by Islamic militants and 10% of its northern population displaced
11 October 2013 | Overview
Somalia has witnessed over two decades of conflict, violence, human rights violations and natural disasters, all of which have triggered repeated waves of displacement.
01 October 2013 | Overview
Since the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) first emerged in the 1980s, the group's violence has displaced an estimated 2.5 million people within and across borders in central Africa. Here, a regional analysis of displacement by the LRA
26 September 2013 | Overview
Figures on displacement after larger scale crises suggest that violence and disasters caused by natural hazards have forced a staggering number of people to flee their homes
23 July 2013 | Overview
There has been some progress in the implementation of agreements and frameworks relevant to supporting IDPs at the national and regional level, but it has been slow and insufficient
09 July 2013 | Overview
Two years after South Sudan's independence, the scale and seriousness of the country's internal displacement situation remains a major concern. Including hundreds of thousands people displaced by the current crisis since December 2013, IDMC monitoring shows that almost a million people have been newly displaced over the last three years due to ongoing instability.
09 July 2013 | Overview
Counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations and violent clashes between non-state armed groups continue to lead to major, rapid movements of internally displaced people in the north-west
12 June 2013 | Overview
As international troops prepare to leave , more than half a million Afghans are estimated to be internally displaced
25 March 2013 | Overview
More than 14 years after they first fled their homes, at least 29 ,000 people are still internally displaced due to armed conflict and violence in the North Caucasus, and an unknown number of people are still displaced elsewhere in Russia.
14 March 2013 | Overview
Limited resources, reduced donor interest and the intractable nature of the Serbia-Kosovo dispute continue to present obstacles to long-term solutions for many IDPs
12 March 2013 | Overview
Many assume that the emergency has ended, however there are still humanitarian needs for the IDPs
28 December 2012 | Overview
Natural hazards on top of extreme vulnerability create acute and ongoing disaster and displacement risk in Haiti
20 December 2012 | Overview
Internal displacement has taken place in the context of an increasing socio-economic crisis made worse by rising commodity prices
17 December 2012 | Overview
Côte d’Ivoire witnessed the world’s largest new internal displacement event after contested presidential election results in 2010 sparked a violent conflict for political control
28 November 2012 | Overview
Among those registered as having returned, many have not been able to achieve a durable solution but continue to face difficulties in accessing basic necessities, in rebuilding their livelihoods, and in exercising their civil rights
31 October 2012 | Overview