Reasons to Remain: Categorizing Protracted Displacement in Iraq


As the ISIS conflict ceased across Iraq, conflict-affected areas in the country experienced an uptick in returns of their internally displaced populations. The pace of this return, however, appears to be slowing, leaving the populations who still remain behind either in, or at risk of, protracted internal displacement. This report, based on desk review and analysis of existing IDP household and key informant data, provides a time series of IDP movements and categorization of reasons IDPs may still be displaced, highlighting implications for further research on this topic in Iraq.

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