Internal Displacement to Urban Areas: The Tufts-IDMC Profiling Study

The study had three main objectives: to develop research tools to be used for profiling urban IDPs, including to make population estimates;Internal Displacement to Urban Areas: the Tufts-IDMC Profiling Study. Khartoum, Sudan: Case 1Jacobsen, with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centreto generate comparative data on IDPs and non-IDPs in urban areas” including demographic and livelihood characteristics, access to serv- ices, economic integration, and whether the assistance and protection needs of IDPs differ from that of non-IDPs;To use the data to work with governments and humanitarian organisations to develop programs and advocacy strategies that assist IDPs and protect their rights.