GPC Operations Cell: gpc[at]unhcr.org
Gender-Based Violence: chase[at]unfpa.org
Child Protection: rpouwels[at]unicef.org
Housing, Land and Property: jim.robinson[at]nrc.no
Mine Action: unmasgeneva[at]un.org
More than three million persons have been internally displaced in Ethiopia countrywide. Protection stakeholders are concerned about the voluntariness of return, including both the free and informed choice components. IDPs have expressed concerns regarding their physical and material safety upon return. This note is intended to provide guidance on returns in less than optimal conditions with a pragmatic yet principled approach.