The IDMC (Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre) functions as an international organisation based in Geneva in the global monitoring of the displacement of people from their living environment. In addition to armed conflicts - natural events and climate change impacts are increasingly playing a significant role.
The IDMC publishes an annual report on the current global situation of displacement in countries (Global Report on Internal Displacement). The latest report GRID 2021 was presented on 20 May and is available online, opens an external URL in a new window.
Dr. Arthur Schindelegger, together with Dr. Sebastian Seebauer (FH Joanneum) and Dr. Thomas Thaler (BOKU), contributed a background paper on planned displacement in flood risk areas in Austria to the report, which can also be accessed online, opens an external URL in a new window.