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16 Aug 2017 description
Of the 9.1 million new internal displacements, 4.6 million were caused by conflict, a figure which is already two-thirds of last year’s total. Disaster displacement continues at an unabated pace too.
09 Dec 2016 description
In total, 12.4 million people were living in ongoing displacement in Africa last year because of conflict and violence - 30% of the total number of people internally displaced by conflict globally.
11 May 2016 description
According to the IDMC, just 10 countries accounted for more than two-thirds of the total. In addition, there were 8.6 million new cases during 2015.
22 Apr 2015 description
New study attempts to provide entry points for humanitarian actors while presenting information aimed at those responsible for disaster risk reduction, risk management and development.
10 Feb 2015 description
Millions are newly displaced each year in the Philippines. A new IDMC report examines background, causes and patterns of displacement and highlights obstacles to durable solutions.
22 Jul 2014 description
A comprehensive, flexible and carefully targeted response is clearly required if all IDPs are to receive the assistance and protection they need in rebuilding their lives, states new briefing paper.
09 Jul 2014 description
With humanitarian attention focused on massive displacement crises in South Sudan and CAR, lack of international attention to Sudan’s equally grave internal displacement crisis and on-going conflicts has resulted in an inadequate funding response.
19 Jun 2014 description
Emerging conflict trends indicate a rise in short-term localised displacement at a time when humanitarian organisations are unable to adequately respond.
23 May 2014 description
It has been difficult to form a coherent understanding of the evolving and complex displacement situation and this is critical to guide policy and prioritise responses on the ground, says report's co-author.
09 Dec 2013 description
As recent events have shown, internal displacement is a recurring feature in the Philippines and adequate protection mechanisms need to be put in place to ensure IDPs are able to exercise their rights.
28 Dec 2012 description
Conflict and violence are on the rise in Kenya. In 2012 more than 118,000 people are estimated to have been newly displaced as a result of inter-communal and resource-based violence, linked to a combination of ethnic, political and economic factors. Tens of thousands more have been displaced as a result of natural disasters and development projects.
10 Jan 2012 description
Pakistan has faced a series of displacement crises due to natural disasters and armed conflict in recent years. 19 million people have been displaced by earthquakes and flooding and over five million by armed conflict over the past seven years. In December 2011, more than half a million people were...