Citing a recent report from the NGO Refugees International, Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq told correspondents in New York that the number of internally displaced people has also jumped from around 80,000 to nearly 200,000 in one year with more than half being children and women.

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) issued a report titled, ‘Children Uprooted in the Caribbean: How Stronger Hurricanes Linked to a Changing Climate are Driving Child Displacement,’ which takes stock of the links between a changing climate, extreme weather events and forced displacement of children and families in the 29 Caribbean small island deve

With nearly 71 million refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and asylum-seekers as of 2018, forced displacement is a developing world crisis. However, evidence-based planning for IDPs is challenging because of a lack of data on their numbers, locations and socioeconomic characteristics.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Madan Singh & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/10/2019 regarding raising of water level in Sardar Sarovar reservoir and rehabilitation of project affected families.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd. & Others Vs Mathias Oram & Others dated 21/08/2019 regarding employment to people whose land was acquired by Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd.

The flood situation in Bihar, Assam and other northeast states has turned worse with the death toll rising to 46 on Tuesday.

As South Sudan prepares to mark eight years of independence, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) called on all parties to the conflict to utilize the extension to the peace deal and work towards en

Jaipur: Chief secretary D B Gupta on Tuesday took a meeting of the wildlife officials to discuss relocation of villages from three tiger reserves in Rajasthan.

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.

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