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Unsustainable situation for IDPs and returnees

In June 2010 a brawl in the southern capital of Osh sparked four days of clashes between ethnic Uzbeks and Kyrgyz. Many of the predominantly Uzbek neighbourhoods were looted and burned to the ground, and at least 426 people of both ethnicities were killed.

28 February 2011 | Overview

Monitoring of conflict, human rights violations and resulting displacement still problematic

Armed conflicts and localised episodes of violence have continued to cause displacement in various areas

20 January 2011 | Overview

IDMC

Sri Lanka: IDPs and returnees remain in need of protection and assistance

In late 2010, over 320,000 people who had fled their homes due to the armed conflict before and after 2008 were estimated to remain internally displaced in Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, over 190,000 IDPs had returned to their homes, but were still in need of protection and assistance.

14 January 2011 | Country Profile

IASC Operational Guidelines on the Protection of Persons in Situations of Natural Disasters

To promote and facilitate a rights-based approach to disaster relief, the IASC adopted the following guidlines (revised since 2006)

01 January 2011 | Publication

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