Our partners


Our donors and partners value us for…

Our provision of multi-source, verified global estimates of the number of persons internally displaced by conflict, violence, disasters, and development projects worldwide.

Our interdisciplinary research and expertise on the drivers, patterns, and impacts of internal displacement across different country situations, contexts, and scenarios.

Our independent voice, tailor-made advice and support that informs global, regional, and national policy-making

Why Support IDMC?

IDMC has been providing reliable data, information, research and analysis on internal displacement for the past 20 years. We offer an essential service to the international community through the maintenance of our Global Internal Displacement Database, and our flagship annual publication - the Global Report on Internal Displacement. We provide expertise and thought leadership to improve our understanding of the scale, scope and patterns of internal displacement. Our targeted messaging and political engagement serves to keep the issue high on the international agenda. Further, IDMC’s work has ensured that internal displacement is integrated as an issue of relevance across some of the world’s key global and regional policy frameworks.

While IDMC provides an essential global public good, we are entirely dependent on the generous support we receive from our funding partners. We welcome contributions for our general core budget, which enables us to fulfil our UN-endorsed mandate. We also actively seek support for specific project activities and offer tailored advice and analysis for partners, as aligns with our global strategy. We encourage our partners to enter multi-year funding agreements when possible to support our financial requirements with sustained funding.

IDMC invests all of the contributions we receive into the production of our global IDP figures, research, and analysis, informing humanitarian and development programming and ensuring the essential protection of IDPs throughout their displacement. 

If you or your organisation are interested in making a contribution to IDMC, our team would be pleased to discuss the different ways you can support our work. For further information, please contact IDMC’s Business Development Manager, Dawn Marie Vout, at: dawn.vout@idmc.ch.


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"It's clear that adequate, timely and disaggregated figures are the essential basis for a much-needed comprehensive analysis of what IDPs' most pressing needs are, their specific vulnerabilities and coping strategies, the opportunities for and obstacles to durable solutions that they may encounter"

Chaloka Beyani

Chaloka Beyani

former UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons

Project Partners

Office of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced People, UNHCR, OCHA/HDX, IOM, UN Unite Ideas, UNDP, UNEP, UNISDR, UNOSAT, UNU, The United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Global Alliance for Urban Crises/UN Habitat

African Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Joint Research Centre of the European Union (JRC)/INFORM, JRC Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography, Platform on Disaster Displacement, World Bank, South Centre, ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management, JRC - Global Conflict Risk Index (GCRI),  European Civil Protection and humanitarian aid operations (ECHO), The Commission's Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO), European External Action Service (EEAS), Eurostat

ACAPS, START Network, Green Mindanao, Civil Society Organisation - Forum for Peace, CIMA Foundation, Bonn International Center for Conversion, Climate Interactive, Flowminder, Housing and Land Rights Network, ICRC, IFRC, American Red Cross, International Accountability Project, International Rivers, Arab Network for Environment and Development (RAED), REACH, Refugees international, Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED), Samuel Hall, Cristosal, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), International Rescue Committee (IRC), Risk Nexus Initiative members, Joint IDP Profiling Service (JIPS), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), Danish Refugee Council, The PORT, Data for Democracy, International Crisis Group, Chemonics - including FEWSNET and ATLAS, InterAction.

All countries with IDPs caused by conflict and violence (56), all countries with IDPs caused by disaster (118), Statistics Norway, US Congressional Research Service

Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA), Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), USAID/OFDA, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Federal Foreign Office of Germany, Liechtenstein, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

Georgetown University, Ateneo de Manila University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Oregon State University, George Mason University, University of Delft, University of Liège (Hugo Observatory), University of London, University of Oxford, University of Neuchatel, Faculty for Social Sciences in Latin America (FLACSO), University of the Andes, Mexico (UNAM), University of Bergen

International Peace Institute, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), The Turkish Statistical Institute (TURKSTAT), Pacific Disaster Center

Facebook, The Economist Intelligence Unit