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Northeast India, November 2011

01 November 2011 | Map

“This is our land”: Ethnic violence and internal displacement in north-east India

Nearly a million people have been forced to flee their homes by ethnic violence in north-east India over the past 20 years, but their government has failed in its duty to protect them.

01 November 2011 | Publication

Response still centred on return despite increasing IDP demands for local integration

While Iraq is moving towards a development phase, new displacement still occurs and a large number of people have unmet needs

10 October 2011 | Overview

IDMC

Iraq: Response still centred on return despite increasing IDP demands for local integration

With the level of violence declining to levels unseen since the American-led intervention in 2003, Iraq is in 2011 moving away from an emergency situation to a development phase. However, new displacement still occurs and a large number of people have unmet humanitarian needs.

10 October 2011 | Country Profile

IDMC

Yemen: New displacement due to unrest, displacement due to Sa’ada conflict continues

In the wave of civil protests which have swept across the Middle East and North Africa, political instability and increasing violence involving the Yemeni government, protestors, rival tribal militias and militants have led to new waves of displacement in southern, central and northern areas of the country.

03 October 2011 | Overview

Quarterly Update July - September 2011

This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 July and 30 September 2011.

30 September 2011 | Publication

IDPs need further assistance in context of continued attacks and insecurity

There were an estimated 1.7 million internally displaced people (IDPs) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as of July 2011, the vast majority of them in the eastern provinces of North and South Kivu. This included over 128,000 people newly displaced in the first quarter of 2011.

14 September 2011 | Overview

IDMC

Property restitution in sight but integration still distant

Threats, assassinations, massacres, forced recruitment, and forced disappearances perpetrated by numerous illegal armed groups, and armed confrontations between these groups and government forces, continue to force Colombians to flee their homes, mostly from rural areas.

05 September 2011 | Overview

IDMC

Colombia: Property restitution in sight but integration still distant (September 2011)

Threats, assassinations, massacres, forced recruitment, and forced disappearances perpetrated by numerous illegal armed groups, and armed confrontations between these groups and government forces, continue to force Colombians to flee their homes, mostly from rural areas.

05 September 2011 | Country Profile

Moving towards integration: Overcoming segregated education for IDPs

IDMC report outlining the struggle displaced children face gaining access to appropriate schooling options.

01 September 2011 | Publication

IDMC

Burundi: Secure tenure and land access still challenges for long-term IDPs

Up to 100,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) were living in mid-2011 in settlements in the north and centre of Burundi. They had been displaced by inter-ethnic and inter-communal violence which broke out after a 1993 coup d’état and the fighting between government forces and rebel groups which followed.

18 August 2011 | Country Profile

Secure tenure and land access still challenges for long-term IDPs

IDPs lack security of tenure in the settlements they live in, and many are far from the land on which they depend for survival

18 August 2011 | Overview

IDMC

CESCR Submission Israel 2011

Forced displacement in the oPt has manifested itself through Israeli policies of demolitions of civilian property, forced evictions, land expropriation, settlement establishment and expansion, construction of the Wall, restricted access to services, settler violence and military operations in all locations.

01 August 2011 | Human Rights Mechanism

Displacement continues in context of armed conflict

People displaced due to conflict in Myanmar lack access to food, clean water, health care, education and livelihoods.

19 July 2011 | Overview

IDMC

Myanmar: Displacement continues in context of armed conflicts

In November 2010 the first national elections since 1990 were held in Myanmar. While the party set up by the previous government and the armed forces retain most legislative and executive power, the elections may nevertheless have opened up a window of opportunity for greater civilian governance and power-sharing.

19 July 2011 | Country Profile

No end to internal displacement

Forced displacement has consistently followed Israeli policies intended to acquire land, redefine demographic boundaries and divest Palestinians of ownership guaranteed under international law.

05 July 2011 | Overview

IDMC

Occupied Palestinian Territories: No end to internal displacement

The Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) has a long history of displacement, both as a cause and consequence of the Israeli-Palestinian/Arab conflict over land and resources. Forced displacement has consistently followed Israeli policies intended to acquire land, redefine demographic boundaries and divest Palestinians of ownership guaranteed under international law.

05 July 2011 | Country Profile

Activity Report 2010

IDMC’s (formerly, the Global IDP Project) Activity Report for the year 2010.

01 July 2011 | Publication

IDMC

Iraq: IDPs and their prospects for durable solutions

Briefing paper presented at the UNHCR annual consultations with non-governmental organisations, 28 – 30 June 2011, Geneva

30 June 2011 | Briefing Paper

Quarterly Update April - June 2011

This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 April and 30 June 2011.

30 June 2011 | Publication

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