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The Global IDP Project of the Norwegian Refugee Council is an international non-governmental body working for better protection and assistance of people who have been displaced within their own country by conflict or because of human rights violations. The Project, which is funded by a variety of international donors, aims to help improve the response to the needs of, and increase respect for, the rights of millions of the world's most disadvantaged and vulnerable people. It seeks to find solutions that ultimately lead to their safe return or resettlement and reintegration.In pursuit of this goal, the Project monitors internal displacement worldwide, as mandated by the United Nations, and makes relevant information and analysis available to decision-makers, humanitarian practitioners and the general public.[...]The IDP database was established by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in 1998 at the request of the United Nations. Run by the NRC's Geneva-based Global IDP Project, the database offers comprehensive and frequently updated information and analysis on conflict-induced internal displacement worldwide. It features over 50 country profiles, each providing in-depth information on the respective IDP situation and its background, as well as a brief summary. In addition, the country profiles include maps and links to relevant external sources. In total, the database provides direct access to over 7,500 relevant documents. ... [according to site editor's information]
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