Ignored Displaced Persons: the plight of IDPs in urban areas

UNHCR describes internally displaced persons (IDPs) as “probably the largest group of vulnerable people in the world.” Although it is nearly impossible to estimate the global number of urban IDPs, the figures that do exist would put the total at nearly four million....

City of flight: new and secondary displacements in Mogadishu

Between 2017 and mid-2018, 32% of new displacements recorded in Somalia were to, or within, the capital city of Mogadishu. Urban displacement is contributing to the fact that Mogadishu now has the second highest urban population density in the world. The year of 2017...