Tag: history

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 I: A History of violence and conflict

Hi there! If your read my entry last Friday, ‘Colombia – deep wounds and enormous smiles‘ you’ll know what this will be about. For those who haven’t; here starts my paper on the internally displaced in Colombia and how their situation got to be one of our greatest humanitarian crises. Colombia is one of Latin America’s most misunderstood nations. Little… Read more →