Many moons ago, in a faraway world, there lived a creature named Bonono, a giant eel larger than a coconut tree that would roam the ocean, hunting sharks and swallowing fishermen who had the misfortune to cross his path.
One of the main concerns expressed by the parents of the roughly 1,400 migrant children under IOM care across Indonesia is that they are missing out on their education because generally they are not allowed to attend mainstream national schools.
The international community is faced with a tragic and challenging situation. Raging conflicts, natural disasters, environmental degradation, and blatantly unequal sharing of resources have put tens of millions of people on the move.
The overall goal of the Global CCCM (Camp Coordination and Camp Management) Cluster is to improve living conditions of internally displaced persons (IDPs) by facilitating the effective provision of protection and services in camps and camp-like settings...
Words are the most precious things we have. We’ve been using them pretty appallingly of late, creating a world where people are castigated for trying to get their families out of the way of falling bombs.
Three weeks after a devastating earthquake struck Ecuador’s coast, IOM has just released its first Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) report, highlighting sectoral needs of 11,274 individuals displaced across 76 sites.
In March 2016, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), undertook its first research mission dedicated to internal displacement caused by development projects. Later this year IDMC will issue a report based on its findings and targeted recommendations.
This is a key week for us at the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), as we publish our new Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID 2016), marking a significant breakthrough for us we synthesize all our reporting on global internal displacement into one report...
Marshall Islands – Pure blue ocean waters, coconut trees lining the horizon and untouched beaches scattered across hundreds of kilometers of ocean. It sounds like a tropical paradise, and is a tropical paradise, for some, some of the time.