September 21, 2018

Through the Lens of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement

Bangladesh farmer working an eroding field
Through the Lens of the
Guiding Principles on
Internal Displacement

Principle 4 (2)

Special needs

Principle 7

Minimize displacement

Principle 9

Indigenous peoples
Adivasi women who have been displaced by the Noamundi mines

Principle 9

Special protection
Men cleaning up An attack on the Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) site

Principle 10 (1)

Right to life
Men cleaning up An attack on the Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) site

Principle 10 (2)

Prohibit violence
Iraqi hospital destroyed by ISIL

Principle 10 (2)

Safe hospitals
Orphan boy sitting on his bunk bed in Yemen

Principle 13 (1)

Children not militants
Board of missing relative information in Indonesia after the tsunami

Principle 16 (1)

Fate of missing relatives
Family moves through a flood on a bike in Bangladesh

Principle 17 (1) & (2)

Family unity
Haitian IDPs participate in a cleaning campaign

Principle 18 (1)

Adequate standard of living
Somali woman carried wood, fabric and cord to rebuild her tent

Principle 18 (1) & (2)

Basic shelter
Young pregnant woman receives health care in Myanmar

Principle 19 (2)

Healthcare for women
A woman wades through the flood with some of her belongings.

Principle 21 (1)

Protection of property
Destroyed homes in Fiji after cyclone

Principle 21 (1)

Property rights
Young Muslim girl in Myanmar receives education and training for girls protection

Principle 23 (1) & (2)

Education
A female humanitarian aid worker offers water and lights in Syria

Principle 25 (2)

Access to IDPs
UN Refugee Agency worker walks past stacks of mattresses

Principle 25 (2)

International aid
Thousands of women waiting for food distribution in Rann, Borno State, Nigeria.

Principle 27 (1)

Appropriate assistance
Displaced children gather around their mother while she is being interviewed in their make-shift shelter

Principle 27 (1)

Understand protection needs
 indigenous group “Embera Eyabida”  family of a man, woman and child stand in front of their newly built straw huts on stilts

Principle 28 (1)

Help to resettle
Men on the shore unload goods as they are allowed to return home after being evacuated due to a cyclone in Mataso

Principle 28 (1)

Return home
Young Bangladesh woman sits on a banana raft in her home that is flooded waist deep with water.

Principle 29 (2)

Remedy for lost property
Three Aid workers moving supplies from trucks to the ground preparing aid distribution in Samah neighborhood in Iraq

Principle 30

International aid for solutions
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