Colombia: Humanitarian Snapshot (January - August 2016)

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from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 08 Aug 2016 View Original

Despite a decrease in highly visible violence, social control, intimidation, threats, mobility restrictions and access constraints continue to affect civilians in Colombia.

FORCED DISPLACEMENT

Official data report 17.976 IDP's for the first eight months of 2016. Based on past trends.OCHA estimates that once the registry is updated, the number of IDP's during the semester will likely reach 89,392

PEOPLE AFFECTED BY MOBILITY OR ACCESS CONSTRAINTS

Civilians, particulary indigenous and afro-colombian communities continue suffering movement restrictions or access limitations on basic goods and services due to armed violence. During the first eight months of 2016, more than 2.7 million people were affected by these constraints.

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