Data systems and tools

Through the development of innovative tools and methods, the JDC aims to improve the quality and availability of data on populations affected by forced displacement.

Big data

Forced Displacement Microdata

Forced Displacement Microdata lists the publicly available datasets that have a representative sample of refugees or internally displaced people; by country, year, theme, data producer among others.

Refugee Data Finder​

With UNHCR’s Global Data Service, constructing a platform of socioeconomic, wellbeing and living standards statistics on forcibly displaced populations, incorporating survey-based indicators.

Aggregated Statistics platform on Forced Displacement
Big data

Geospatial data in forced displacement contexts​

The objective of this activity is to identify, document, and fill data gaps leveraging geospatial technologies in a series of IDP and refugee settings.​

Kobo Toolbox

KoBo Toolbox is used in most forced displacement settings around the world. The JDC supports its development, enhancing its function as a Global Public Good.

Bangladesh. Joint initiative  to enhance KoBoToolbox for data collection and analysis in displacement contexts
Big data

Forced Displacement Document Catalogue