Month: November 2016

Colombia – The people behind armed conflict Part V: Patterns of Displacement

Hi all! Last week looked at the challenges of life as an IDP. Although the conflict has affected nearly all parts of Colombia, some areas are more vulnerable to the violence. Part V will look at how the internal displacement plays out around the country.  Incidents of forced displacement in Colombia have varied, but were particularly high during the last years… Read more →

Colombia – The people behind armed conflict Part IIII: Challenges in the life of an IDP

Hello! The crimes discussed in last week’s entry are not exclusive in the war tactics practised by the armed groups, but shows the severity of the conflict and the devastating impact it has on communities around Colombia. For millions, the terrorising methods imposed on them have been so severe that they have been left no other option but to flee… Read more →