IDMC
Non-governmental Organization based in Switzerland

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16 Aug 2018 description

Obtaining accurate data is fundamental to correctly assessing the needs of internally displaced people (IDPs). Effective communication with the people you are serving is fundamental to that process.

Yet too often aid organisations and other service providers lack information on IDPs’ primary languages and literacy rates to know which languages and formats to use to communicate with them.

27 Jul 2018 description

Feature article: Global Report on Internal Displacement 2018

Conflict and disasters displaced 30.6 million people within their own countries last year, according to IDMC’s flagship report, which we launched on 16 May.

24 Jul 2018 description

Last year, IDMC recorded the highest levels of internal displacement by conflict and violence in a decade. We documented heart-breaking accounts of families escaping attacks and insecurity from Syria to the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan. As always, this displacement took place against a backdrop of chronic poverty and political instability, and was compounded by weak governance and response capacities, complex needs and vulnerabilities, and difficult humanitarian access.

16 May 2018 description

30.6 MILLION PEOPLE DISPLACED INSIDE THEIR COUNTRY IN 2017

16 May 2018, London – Conflict and disasters displaced 30.6 million people within their own countries last year, according to a new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).

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