Internal displacement update 6 - 19 Oct

This update presents key internal displacement developments and policy updates during this period

Global Internal Displacement Database (GIDD)

In Focus

Leaving no one behind: internal displacement and the New Urban Agenda

As UN member states commit to the New Urban Agenda for the next 20 years, this paper sets out the specific challenges facing people internally displaced to and within urban areas and related recommendations to ensure they benefit from the implementation of the agenda and are not ‘left behind’.

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2016 Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID 2016)

Conflict, violence and disasters internally displaced 27.8 million people in 2015, subjecting a record number of men, women and children to the trauma and upheaval of being forcibly displaced within their own country.

In Focus

Law & Policy

On behalf of the Global Protection Cluster Task Team on Law and Policy, IDMC has launched a new law and policy database revealing how countries around the world are framing their response to situations of internal displacement through national legislation and policies.

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