Conflict and internal displacement in Afghanistan are on the rise again, but as the situation deteriorates many Afghans who have fled to neighbouring countries find they are no longer welcome there either. IDMC’s researcher and writer Elizabeth Rushing introduces a new case study on refugees and deportees who face a life in internal displacement when they return
21 December 2017 | Blog Post
These new thematic series presents IDMC's research aimed at painting a more quantitative and qualitative picture of the entire displacement continuum, from the drivers of onward movement across borders to return to countries of origin.
13 November 2017 | Publication
On World Refugee Day, IDMC's senior strategic adviser on conflict Elizabeth Rushing reflects on UNHCR’s annual NGO consultations and gives two recommendations to policymakers working on the global compact on refugees.
20 June 2017 | Blog Post
After almost six years after the “Great East Japan Earthquake” disaster that struck Japan on 11 March 2011, recovery continues for approximately 134,000 evacuees who remain displaced.
06 February 2017 | Publication
The elderly are usually the last to flee from an unfolding conflict or disaster. Once displaced, many are vulnerable to poor health and face greater obstacles to restoring livelihoods and achieving durable solutions.
25 July 2016 | Blog Post
This map shows the internal displacement in Burundi as of March 2015.
04 March 2015 | Map
In Burundi, thousands of IDPs still live in protracted displacement. Their prospects for durable solutions might increase with the forthcoming elections and the renewed engagement of the government.
04 March 2015 | Overview
The workshop in Zamboanga assisted local and international partners to define a durable solution strategy providing guarantees in line with the international standards set out by the IASC Framework for Durable Solutions.
28 November 2014 | Publication
In July 2014, IDMC organised a training workshop on durable solutions in Cote d’Ivoire to support the development of a national strategy on durable solutions.
25 November 2014 | Publication
Ethnic divisions are still prolonging internal displacement in Bosnia and Herzegovina nearly twenty years after the war ended despite massive international assistance over that period.
19 November 2014 | Overview
This map shows the internal displacement in Bosnia and Herzegovina as of November 2014
19 November 2014 | Map
The situation for Chad's remaining 90,000 internally displaced people remains challenging. The government no longer recognises them as IDPs, and they receive no direct assistance.
24 October 2014 | Overview
This map shows the internal displacement in Chad as of October 2014 as well as regional dynamics.
24 October 2014 | Map
IDMC's written statement to the UPR pre-session on Bosnia and Herzegovina, highlighting outstanding protection needs of IDPs in protracted displacement with recommendations to the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
09 October 2014 | Human Rights Mechanism
As Mali is working to establish peace, concerns are being raised regarding the risk of recurring conflict and displacement if a “peace” agreement is brokered without a meaningful involvement from opposition groups and Malian society at large."
14 August 2014 | Blog Post
In February 2014, IDMC/NRC supported the development of a durable solutions strategy in Mali through the organisation of a workshop on durable solutions and the formulation of recommendations.
23 July 2014 | Publication
By April 2014, 137,000 people remained internally displaced in Mali while those returning north faced numerous obstacles to securing a durable solution to their displacement.
19 May 2014 | Overview
Returning IDPs continued to face obstacles to securing a durable solution to their displacement while 137,000 people remained displaced in Mali's south by April 2014.
19 May 2014 | Map
People fleeing and people returning from surrounding areas, neighbouring provinces and Bangui converge in Paoua.
24 March 2014 | Map
A year after the Séléka seized power in CAR, IDMC takes stock of the mass displacements that followed and maps challenges ahead.
24 March 2014 | Briefing Paper
As of February 2014, there were nearly 200,000 internally displaced people (IDPs), with nearly half left behind in Mali’s southern cities.
20 February 2014 | Map
Nearly two years since the onset of the crisis, there are 200,000 IDPs in Mali, of which half have been left behind in southern cities.
20 February 2014 | Briefing Paper
This report looks at integration since 85 percent of Iraqi IDPs want to integrate but it is not always a question of choice since often they can neither return home nor move elsewhere.
20 December 2013 | Publication
Counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations and violent clashes between non-state armed groups continue to lead to major, rapid movements of internally displaced people in the north-west
12 June 2013 | Overview