Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
he Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) is the world's authoritative source of data and analysis on internal displacement. Since their establishment in 1998 as part of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), they have offered a rigorous, independent and trusted service to the international community. Their work informspolicy and operational decisions that improve the lives of the millions of people living in internal displacement, or at risk of becoming displaced in the future.
To provide high-quality data, analysis and expertise on internal displacement with the aim of informing policy and operational decisions that can reduce the risk of future displacement and improve the lives of internally displaced persons (IDPs) worldwide.
What they do
1. They provide verified, consolidated and multi-sourced estimates of the number of people internally displaced or at risk of becoming displaced by conflict, violence, disasters and development projects across the world.
2. They complement this global data with interdisciplinary research into the drivers, patterns and impacts of internal displacement across different country situations, contexts and scenarios.
3. Using this evidence, they provide tailor-made advice and support to inform global, regional and national policy-making.