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Global violence causing record numbers of internally displaced people

Global violence causing record numbers of internally displaced people



Conflicts in Gaza, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have led to a total of 68m IDPs across the worldConflict has forced more than 68 million people to leave their homes as of the end of 2023 – the highest figure since data became available 15 years ago.Natural disasters made a further 7.7 million people homeless, pushing the total number of internally displaced people (IDPs) to a record 75.9 million, according to figures published by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre on Tuesday. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/article/2024/may/14/global-violence-causing-record-numbers-of-internally-displaced-people

Author : Kaamil Ahmed

Publish date : 2024-05-14 05:00:28

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