Protection Risk: Theft, Extortion, Forced Eviction or Destruction of Personal Property

This risk includes forms of unlawful dispossession of persons either individually or collectively involving a direct or indirect responsibility of public officials or non-State actors, either by acts or by omissions. Theft includes looting, pillage and any other act of stealing. Extortion includes any practice to elicit actions, money or property through any form of coercion. Forced evictions are the permanent or temporary removal against their will of individuals, families and/or communities from the homes and/or land that they occupy, without the provision of, and access to, appropriate forms of legal or other protection. Destruction of personal property includes all damage and destruction caused by unlawful acts, committed wilfully or wantonly (done recklessly and with a conscious disregard of for substantial harm to people or property).