September 21, 2018

Through the Lens of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement

Bangladesh farmer working an eroding field
Adivasi women who have been displaced by the Noamundi mines
Adivasi women who have been displaced by the Noamundi mines
Men cleaning up An attack on the Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) site
Men cleaning up An attack on the Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) site
Men cleaning up An attack on the Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) site
Men cleaning up An attack on the Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) site
Iraqi hospital destroyed by ISIL
Iraqi hospital destroyed by ISIL
Orphan boy sitting on his bunk bed in Yemen
Orphan boy sitting on his bunk bed in Yemen
Board of missing relative information in Indonesia after the tsunami
Board of missing relative information in Indonesia after the tsunami
Family moves through a flood on a bike in Bangladesh
Family moves through a flood on a bike in Bangladesh
Haitian IDPs participate in a cleaning campaign
Haitian IDPs participate in a cleaning campaign
Somali woman carried wood, fabric and cord to rebuild her tent
Somali woman carried wood, fabric and cord to rebuild her tent
Young pregnant woman receives health care in Myanmar
Young pregnant woman receives health care in Myanmar
A woman wades through the flood with some of her belongings.
A woman wades through the flood with some of her belongings.
Destroyed homes in Fiji after cyclone
Destroyed homes in Fiji after cyclone
Young Muslim girl in Myanmar receives education and training for girls protection
Young Muslim girl in Myanmar receives education and training for girls protection
A female humanitarian aid worker offers water and lights in Syria
A female humanitarian aid worker offers water and lights in Syria
UN Refugee Agency worker walks past stacks of mattresses
UN Refugee Agency worker walks past stacks of mattresses
Thousands of women waiting for food distribution in Rann, Borno State, Nigeria.
Thousands of women waiting for food distribution in Rann, Borno State, Nigeria.
Displaced children gather around their mother while she is being interviewed in their make-shift shelter
Displaced children gather around their mother while she is being interviewed in their make-shift shelter
 indigenous group “Embera Eyabida”  family of a man, woman and child stand in front of their newly built straw huts on stilts
 indigenous group “Embera Eyabida”  family of a man, woman and child stand in front of their newly built straw huts on stilts
Men on the shore unload goods as they are allowed to return home after being evacuated due to a cyclone in Mataso
Men on the shore unload goods as they are allowed to return home after being evacuated due to a cyclone in Mataso
Young Bangladesh woman sits on a banana raft in her home that is flooded waist deep with water.
Young Bangladesh woman sits on a banana raft in her home that is flooded waist deep with water.
Three Aid workers moving supplies from trucks to the ground preparing aid distribution in Samah neighborhood in Iraq
Three Aid workers moving supplies from trucks to the ground preparing aid distribution in Samah neighborhood in Iraq
Introduction
Through the Lens of the
Guiding Principles on
Internal Displacement
Special Needs

Principle 4 (2)

Special needs
Minimize displacement

Principle 7

Minimize displacement
Indigenous peoples

Principle 9

Indigenous peoples
Special protection

Principle 9

Special protection
Right to life

Principle 10 (1)

Right to life
Prohibit violence

Principle 10 (2)

Prohibit violence
Safe hospitals

Principle 10 (2)

Safe hospitals
Children not militants

Principle 13 (1)

Children not militants
Fate of missing relatives

Principle 16 (1)

Fate of missing relatives
Family unity

Principle 17 (1) & (2)

Family unity
Adequate standard of living

Principle 18 (1)

Adequate standard of living
Basic Shelter

Principle 18 (1) & (2)

Basic shelter
Healthcare for women

Principle 19 (2)

Healthcare for women
Protection of property

Principle 21 (1)

Protection of property
Property rights

Principle 21 (1)

Property rights
Education

Principle 23 (1) & (2)

Education
Access to IDPs

Principle 25 (2)

Access to IDPs
International aid

Principle 25 (2)

International aid
Appropriate assistance

Principle 27 (1)

Appropriate assistance
Understand protection needs

Principle 27 (1)

Understand protection needs
Help to resettle

Principle 28 (1)

Help to resettle
Return home

Principle 28 (1)

Return home
Remedy for lost property

Principle 29 (2)

Remedy for lost property
International aid for solutions

Principle 30

International aid for solutions
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