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Internally Displaced People

Checkmate and Moving on

Luay Al Khatteeb | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics
Luay Al Khatteeb

Iraq's immediate priority is to secure its cities, main arteries and borders by reforming and improving counter insurgency tactics and better equip the Iraqi Security Forces in conjunction with regional and global powers to help defeat ISIL.

UN: Most Refugees Displaced Worldwide In Nearly 20 Years

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 08.19.2013 | World

GENEVA — The Syrian civil war contributed to pushing the numbers of refugees and those displaced by conflict within their own nation to an 18-ye...

MAP: Number Of Internally Displaced Spiked In 2012

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

A record number of people were internally displaced by war, violence, and political oppression in 2012, according to a new report by the Internal Disp...

Home: From Displacement Camps to Community in Haiti

Beverly Bell | Posted 01.04.2012 | World
Beverly Bell

As 2012 begins, a growing movement of displaced people and their allies in Haiti is actively claiming the right to housing.

Rainy Season Exposes Precariousness of Haiti's Homeless Camps

Mark Schuller | Posted 08.10.2011 | World
Mark Schuller

The rain is adding fuel to an open flame of cholera. Health experts are registering an increase in cholera cases; in Carrefour, the cholera clinic saw an average of 300 per day this week, when it had been 300 cases per week.

Finding Housing for Haitians Still Without A Home

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Beverly Bell

While the eyes of the world are on Haiti's illegitimate elections, about 1.5 million displaced earthquake survivors continue to live in sub-human conditions.

A Commitment to Colombia: The Body Shop's Solution for Palm Oil Sourcing

Shelley Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shelley Simmons

Michael Solis' September 13th blog on displaced peoples sheds light on a troubling global issue. There were, however, totally inaccurate claims relating to The Body Shop that I am compelled to correct.

Place Saint Pierre

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Crossover Dreams

By Peter Costantini ~ Pétionville, Haiti Rain was general all over Port-au-Prince. It was falling last night, and the night before, and the nig...

U.N. Ambassador Kohona: Sri Lanka Refugee Situation Improving

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Fourteen years after the civil war in Rwanda, refugees are still living in mud huts.  In Bosnia, following Balkanization, people lacked heat and ...

Mona Sarika | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mona Sarika

Due to repeated instances of plagiarism and misattribution, both on HuffPost and elsewhere, Mona Sarika's work has been removed and will no longer app...

IDP Resettlement A Crucial Step To Keeping Extremism At Bay

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

It was the historic lack of government involvement and social alienation that allowed Islamic militants gain a foothold in the North-Western regions in the first place.

Pakistan's Homeless Displaced By Fighting "Totally Ignored"

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

They can't even provide us a tent, how will they make our houses? What are we expected to go back to?

Young Pakistanis Slowly Reversing The Brain Drain

Nosheen Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nosheen Abbas

The younger lot who return to Pakistan feel insecure at times, but understand that this is a temporary phase Pakistan is experiencing, and that eventually things will return to normal.

In Sri Lanka: A U.S. Congressman Gets It

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Congressman Heath Shuler's visit was the first time I have heard an American elected official seem to understand what has transpired here in Sri Lanka.