This report is a first attempt to take comprehensive stock of the disaster displacement data that is collected and published at the global level, and it reveals a number of inconsistencies. These include who is defined as displaced and no longer displaced, and which events and phenomena trigger the collection of data – and which do not.

Compensation settlement for land evacuees and other affected dwellers have not been completed even after 10 years.

Flooding in eastern Canada forced the evacuation of 1,200 people while more than 600 troops have been deployed in response, authorities said Sunday.

Severe drought ravaging Somalia, coupled with conflict and evictions, has displaced more than 137,000 people from their homes from January to March, the United Nations refugees agency said Thursday

More than 42,000 Afghans have been displaced following flooding in the country within the past one month and most needs supplies, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) r

More than 2 lakh people were forcibly evicted and over 40,000 houses demolished across India last year, according to a report released by the Housing and Land Rights Network.

For 18-year-old Rebecca Adara, a plate of boiled wholegrain sorghum is enough to keep her strong and attentive all day round at school.

The Rwandan government has stepped up measures to reduce the effects of natural disasters in the country, Rwandan minister of emergency management Germaine Kamayirese said Wednesday.

Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

About 1.85 million people have now been affected by Cyclone Idai and its aftermath in Mozambique alone, U.N.

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