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4.9 million IDPs across Sudan face ongoing turmoil

As a result of Sudan’s numerous conflicts, about 4.9 million people remain internally dis-placed in the country; together they make up the single largest internally displaced popula-tion in the world.

27 May 2009 | Overview

IDMC

Sudan: 4.9 million IDPs across Sudan face ongoing turmoil

IDMC profile of the situations of internal displacement in Sudan. As a result of Sudan’s numerous conflicts, about 4.9 million people remain internally displaced in the country; together they make up the single largest internally displaced population in the world.

27 May 2009 | Country Profile

IDMC

Security and protection crisis continues despite peace deal

Somalia still faces serious security challenges with far-reaching implications for the civilian population, despite the conclusion of a UN-facilitated peace process that culminated in an agreement between an alliance of opposition parties and the Transitional Federal Govern-ment to establish the Government of National Unity.

20 May 2009 | Overview

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Somalia: Security and protection crisis continues despite peace deal

Somalia still faces serious security challenges with far-reaching implications for the civilian population, despite the conclusion of a UN-facilitated peace process that culminated in an agreement between an alliance of opposition parties and the Transitional Federal Government to establish the Government of National Unity.

20 May 2009 | Country Profile

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Côte d’Ivoire: Needs of IDPs must not be forgotten as peace process edges forward

Some people internally displaced by the conflict which erupted in Côte d’Ivoire in 2002 have continued to return to home areas, mostly without assistance. However little or no data is available on the decision of the IDPs to resettle elsewhere in the country or to integrate in the place to which they were displaced.

18 May 2009 | Overview

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Civilians displaced by conflict facing severe humanitarian crisis

The protracted armed conflict in Sri Lanka between government forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) appeared to be nearing an end in 2009 with the LTTE cornered in a small area of the northern Vanni region. However, there remained almost half a million internally displaced people (IDPs) in the country.

01 May 2009 | Overview

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Sri Lanka: Civilians displaced by conflict facing severe humanitarian crisis (May 2009)

The protracted armed conflict in Sri Lanka between government forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) appeared to be nearing an end in 2009 with the LTTE cornered in a small area of the northern Vanni region. However, there remained almost half a million internally displaced people (IDPs) in the country.

01 May 2009 | Country Profile

Protracted internal displacement in Europe: current trends and ways forward

IDMC report explores 15 years of protracted displacement in Europe, reviews current trends and outlines ways forward.

01 May 2009 | Publication

Internal Displacement: Global Overview of Trends and Developments in 2008

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.

01 May 2009 | Publication

Appeal 2009

IDMC’s (formerly, the Global IDP Project) Appeal for the year 2009.

01 April 2009 | Publication

Quarterly Update January - March 2009

This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 January and 31 March 2009.

31 March 2009 | Publication

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Indonesia: In search of durable solutions for all

In early 2009, sometimes ten years after being first displaced by inter-communal violence opposing different ethnic or religious groups, or by separatist struggles between rebel groups and security forces, tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) in many provinces of Indonesia are still struggling to find durable solutions that would enable them to end their displacement.

20 March 2009 | Country Profile

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Myanmar: No end in sight for internal displacement crisis

Displacement as a result of conflict and human rights violations continued in Myanmar in 2008. An estimated 66,000 people from ethnic minority communities in eastern Myanmar were forced to become displaced in order to avoid the effects of armed conflict and human rights abuses. As of October 2008, there were at least 451,000 people reported to be internally displaced in the rural areas of eastern Myanmar.

05 March 2009 | Country Profile

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Eritrea: IDPs returned or resettled but border tensions remain

Despite the Algiers Peace Agreement and the decision of the Ethiopia-Eritrea Border Commission, there is a continuing impasse over the demarcation of the border between the two countries and the status of the town of Badme. This presents an ongoing serious risk of escalating tension and of renewed conflict that may have serious political and humanitarian consequences.

16 February 2009 | Country Profile

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UPR Submission Russian Federation 2009

Internal displacement in Russia is largely a result of armed violence and conflict. Current figures on the number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Russia range from 82,000 to 137,000 people.

16 February 2009 | Human Rights Mechanism

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UPR Submission Azerbaijan 2009

In this submission to the UN’s Universal Periodic Review on Azerbaijan, IDMC focuses on issues IDPs face with freedom of movement, housing, health and education and provides corresponding recommendations.

16 February 2009 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDPs returned or resettled but border tensions remain

Although important assistance has been provided, the uneasy relationship between the Government of Eritrea and UN agencies and international and local NGOs has undermined efforts to respond to the needs of IDPs

16 February 2009 | Overview

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Yemen: Constrained response to protection needs of IDPs and returnees

Fighting between government forces and followers of the late Sheikh Badr Eddin al-Houth have led to displacement in northern Yemen at regular intervals since 2004, peaking during the latest round of conflict in June and July 2008. Though many returned to their places of origin following the end of hostilities in July 2008, large numbers were unable to return home.

22 January 2009 | Country Profile

Reparations begin but IDPs excluded

Some 5,000 IDPs have been registered in the registry, despite an excessive burden of proof placed on applicants, yet not one of them has received reparations benefits

08 January 2009 | Overview

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Peru: Reparations begin but IDPs excluded

Eight years after the internal armed conflict in Peru ended, most internally displaced people (IDPs) have returned to their places of origin or have resettled elsewhere. According to a 2007 government ministry estimate, 150,000 people remained in the urban centres where they arrived after being forcibly displaced.

08 January 2009 | Country Profile

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