Total population: 11,300,000 people
UNFPA, as of Aug. 2014
Conflict: 1,281,100 internally displaced
As of Aug. 2014
Newly displaced in 2012
Originating from country, UNHCR, as of Jan. 2014
IDMC highlights the deteriorating situation for more than a million IDPs in South Sudan and the numerous challenges they face.
The briefing paper highlights need to take into account regional dynamics in central Africa and to provide more timely funding and explores potential areas for cross-border learning.
The Kampala Convention is an historic milestone. The first of its kind in the world, the Kampala Convention is a regional instrument that binds governments to provide legal protection for the rights and well-being of those forced to flee inside their home countries due to conflict, violence, natural disasters, and other human rights abuses.
Two years after South Sudan's independence, the scale and seriousness of the country's internal displacement situation is often under-reported
14 August 2014
Democratic Republic of the Congo
24 July 2014