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Antigua and Barbuda

31 July 2012 | Update

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Vietnam

31 July 2012 | Update

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Central African Republic

31 July 2012 | Update

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Vanuatu

31 July 2012 | Update

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Portugal

31 July 2012 | Update

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United States

31 July 2012 | Update

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Iran

31 July 2012 | Update

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Vietnam

31 July 2012 | Update

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UPR Submission Israel 2012

Israel, as the occupying power of the Palestinian territories, is bound by International Humanitarian Law and has the obligation to administer the occupied territory to the benefit of the local Palestinian population and needs to put in place the necessary regulatory and administrative measures to ensure the right to an adequate standard of living for people under its control.

01 July 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism

Quarterly Update April - June 2012

This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 April and 30 June 2012.

30 June 2012 | Publication

IDMC

South Sudan: New displacement adds to critical humanitarian situation in the country since independence

After more than 50 years of civil war, the Republic of South Sudan declared independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011. Until that point, Sudan had been the largest country in Africa and as of the end of 2010 it was home to up to 5.2 million internally displaced people (IDPs) – more than any other country in the world (IDMC, 23 December 2010).

26 June 2012 | Country Profile

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New displacement adds to critical humanitarian situation in the country since independence

After more than 50 years of civil war, the Republic of South Sudan declared independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011. Until that point, Sudan had been the largest country in Africa and as of the end of 2010 it was home to up to 5.2 million internally displaced people (IDPs) – more than any other country in the world (IDMC, 23 December 2010).

26 June 2012 | Overview

IDMC

Nigeria: Increasing violence continues to cause internal displacement

Internal displacement is a common consequence across Nigeria of inter-communal and political violence, flooding and forced evictions. While some of the conflicts appear to be caused by overlapping and mutually reinforcing regional, religious and ethnic divisions, but violence often stems from competition for scarce opportunities and communal resources.

08 June 2012 | Overview

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Nigeria: Increasing violence continues to cause internal displacement

Internal displacement is a common consequence across Nigeria of inter-communal and political violence, flooding and forced evictions. While some of the conflicts appear to be caused by overlapping and mutually reinforcing regional, religious and ethnic divisions, but violence often stems from competition for scarce opportunities and communal resources.

08 June 2012 | Country Profile

Global estimates 2011: People displaced by natural hazard-induced disasters

In 2011, 14.9 million people were internally displaced throughout the world due to natural disasters, mostly related to weather events such as floods and storms. 89% of the displacement occurred in Asia.

03 June 2012 | Publication

The neglected generation: the impact of displacement on older people

While older internally displaced persons experience similar insecurity, human rights violations and discrimination as the rest of the population, they also face additional challenges and risks related to their age

03 June 2012 | Publication

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UPR Submission Philippines 2012

Internal armed conflicts have caused internal displacement in the Philippines for at least the past 30 years. Most of the displacement in recent years has resulted from fighting between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and has been concentrated in the Muslim-majority provinces in the southern region of Mindanao.

01 June 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism

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UPR Submission Indonesia 2012

More than 1.4 million people in Indonesia were displaced throughout the country between 1999 and 2002 by violence between ethnic and religious groups competing for political and economic resources, in the context of an economic recession and a political reconfiguration that followed the ending of Suharto’s “New Order”.

01 June 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism

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CESCR Submission Azerbaijan 2012

In this submission to the UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, IDMC raises issues that IDPs face related to employment, housing, health, education and discrimination.

25 May 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism

IDMC

Need to focus on returnees and remaining IDPs in transition to development

Since the 2006 signing of a cease-fire agreement between the government of Uganda and the Lord’s Resistance Army there has been significant return of those displaced by conflict in northern Uganda.

24 May 2012 | Overview

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Uganda: Need to focus on returnees and remaining IDPs in transition to development

Since the 2006 signing of a cease-fire agreement between the government of Uganda and the Lord’s Resistance Army there has been significant return of those displaced by conflict in northern Uganda. The overwhelming majority of the 1.8 million internally displaced people (IDPs) who lived in camps at the height of the crisis have returned to their areas of origin or resettled in new locations.

24 May 2012 | Country Profile

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UPR Submission India 2012

People internally displaced by conflict or violence in India have seen their enjoyment of human rights compromised on account of their displacement, including their rights to an adequate standard of living, to education, and to work.

21 May 2012 | Human Rights Mechanism

Forced displacement linked to transnational organised crime in Mexico

In this ground breaking study, IDMC analyzes and assesses the impact that intense criminal violence has had on forced displacement in Mexico.

01 May 2012 | Publication

Unresolved property issues and IDP policy hiatus undermine search for durable solutions

A national IDP policy was promulgated in 2007 but has failed to meet its objective to ensure protection and assistance to all people displaced by conflict

11 April 2012 | Overview

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