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10 June 2011
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
http://www.internal-displacement.org/ Established in 1998 by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), the IDP is a leading international body monitoring conflict-induced internal displacement worldwide. Its website has a wealth of full text reports and statistics. Highlights include annual reports which trace general trends, over 50 country profiles, and reports. Many have up to date maps and field reports - for instance see the section on Libya. Materials in the site generally date back to 2001 and there are links to related websites. For those interested in this topic a key resource remains Forced Migration Onlinehttp://www.forcedmigration.org/ coordinated by a team based at the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Department of International Development (ODID). Key features include a digital library of full text papers, online podcasts, research guides and more. The site is soon to be redesigned - see their blogfor the latest information.