Internal displacement is mainly caused by natural disaster which may or may not be due to climate change, conflict and war. This greatly affects already vulnerable groups like women and children. The media and civil society, though having a big role to popularize and advocate for IDPs is often oppressed by restrictive laws. As a result internally displaced persons do not have access to food, health services, shelter education and many other basic needs.
This survey seeks to ascertain the public knowledge and or understanding on the existence of Policy and law, research and data, and inclusive IDP strategies in Africa around the issue of internal displacement