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09 Dec 2011 description
New displacement and worsening humanitarian and protection crisis for IDPs

Two decades of conflict and Somalia’s most severe drought in 60 years have led to the United Nations (UN) declaring famine in parts of southern Somalia. In September, four million people – more than half the country’s population – were in urgent need of food aid and other assistance, and it was feared that some 750,000 people could starve if the funding and security situation did not improve. By November, the short rainy season had begun but the food security of IDPs was expected to remain extremely poor for the remainder of the year.

07 Oct 2011 description

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Somalia: Escalation in fighting puts IDPs at further risk

23 Sep 2011 description

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Somalia: New displacement and protection risks for IDPs

25 Aug 2011 description

Researchers: Anna Lindley Authors: Dr Anna Lindley (SOAS) and Anita Haslie (NUPI) Publication date: August 2011

10 Jun 2011 description

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IDP News Alert is a bi-weekly summary of selected global news on internally displaced persons, compiled by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council.

In this News Alert...

Yemen: Displacement reported across the country
Colombia: Land rights activist killed as restitution law comes into force

23 Mar 2011 description

New York, March 23, 2011 - The recorded number of people displaced within their country due to conflict or violence rose to 27.5 million in 2010, which is the highest in a decade, according to a report by the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC).

The report, Internal Displacement: Global Overview of Trends and Developments in 2010, was today launched by the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children …