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Global Estimates 2015: People displaced by disasters

Latest figures from IDMC estimate that more than 19.3 million people were forced to flee their homes by disasters in 100 countries in 2014. Hundreds of thousands more are still displaced following disasters in previous years.

20 July 2015 | Publication

The risk of disaster-induced displacement in South Asia

IDMC's paper provides evidence-based estimates of the likelihood of disaster-induced displacement in the nations belonging to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.

31 March 2015 | Publication

Bangladesh: comprehensive response required to complex displacement crisis

In the Chittagong Hill Tracts and elsewhere in Bangladesh, IDPs as a result of conflict, inter-communal violence, disasters, climate change and development projects need assistance and protection.

19 January 2015 | Overview

Bangladesh: internal displacement as of January 2015

This map shows the internal displacement in Bangladesh as of January 2015.

19 January 2015 | Map

Violence, land grabbing and discrimination: Why minorities in Bangladesh continue to suffer from new and protracted displacement

Ongoing tensions and violence continue to cause new displacement in certain areas in Bangladesh. Access to land rights must be guaranteed to help displaced minorities reach durable solutions.

19 January 2015 | Blog Post

Bangladesh: Internal displacement in brief

There was no updated comprehensive information on the number of IDPs due to conflict, violence and human rights violations since the government’s count of more than 128,000 internally displaced Pahari and Bengali families, or more than 667,000 individuals, in 2000.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Cyclone in Myanmar uproots violence-displaced in Rakhine State yet again

As Cyclone Mahasen makes landfall, one million Bangladeshis are ordered to evacuate and Myanmar’s most vulnerable, those who have already fled violence in the north-west, are forced to flee yet again.

17 May 2013 | Blog Post

IDMC

Bangladesh

IDMC's Bangladesh page provides an overview of the latest figures and key concerns facing internally displaced people in the country.

31 July 2012 | Country Page

Issue 18: 18 - 31 May

31 July 2012 | Update Container

Issue 21: 29 June - 12 July 2017

This update presents key internal displacement developments from 29 June to 12 July 2017.

31 July 2012 | Update Container

IDMC

Bangladesh

31 July 2012 | Country Profile Page

Progress on internal displacement response needed

Most IDPs who are unable to return home cite a combination of insecurity and a lack of guarantees for political activity as their main obstacles

30 December 2011 | Overview

IDMC

Bangladesh: Progress on internal displacement response needed

Twenty years of armed struggle in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), pitting the armed forces and Bengali settlers against indigenous groups seeking greater autonomy, formally ended in 1997 with the signing of the CHT Peace Accord.

30 December 2011 | Country Profile

IDMC

Bangladesh: Indigenous people and religious minorities still affected by displacement

Armed conflict and human rights violations including forced evictions and government policies discriminating against religious minorities have displaced at least tens of thousands of people in Bangladesh.

16 July 2009 | Country Profile

IDMC

Indigenous people and religious minorities still affected by displacement

Armed conflict and human rights violations including forced evictions and government policies discriminating against religious minorities have displaced at least tens of thousands of people in Bangladesh.

16 July 2009 | Overview

IDMC

Bangladesh: Minorities increasingly at risk of displacement

Civil war and persecution of religious minorities have displaced hundreds of thousands of people in Bangladesh

28 March 2006 | Country Profile

Bangladesh: Minorities increasingly at risk of displacement

IDMC report on Bangladesh sheds light on plight of minorities who are at increased risk of displacement due to civil war and persecution of religious minorities.

01 March 2006 | Publication

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Bangladesh

Large numbers of people have been internally displaced in Bangladesh due to conflict and religious persecution.

25 February 2005 | Country Profile

IDMC

Bangladesh: Tens of thousands remain internally displaced and unassisted

Large numbers of people have been internally displaced in Bangladesh due to conflict and religious persecution.

21 January 2005 | Overview

IDMC

Profile of Internal Displacement: Bangladesh

More than 500,000 people may be internally displaced in Bangladesh due to conflict over land and religious persecution. The majority (estimates range between 60,000 to 500,000) remains displaced in the aftermath of a 25-year long armed conflict in the Chittagong Hill Tracts in the southeastern part of Bangladesh.

01 December 2003 | Country Profile

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