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13 October 2017 – Research findings released today on International Day for Disaster Reduction forecast a continued rise in homelessness among people in the world’s most disaster prone countries unless significant progress is made in managing disaster risk.
Country-wide Cause of displacement Disaster
Figures More than 1.8 million new disaster displacements between 22 June and 12 July
Cause of displacement
Between 90 and 230 IDPs killed
Aleppo, Al-Raqqa, Hama and Idlib governorates
CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT
More than 47,000 displacements between 31 October and 15 November
Instances of internal displacement caused by conflict, violence and disasters
conflict and violence
Iraq: 68,000 new displacements, 17 October - 23 November
India and Pakistan: At least 33,000 new displacements, 21 October - 6 November
Myanmar: Up to 30,000 new displacements, 9 October - 14 November
Afghanistan: 17,000 returns from Iran and Pakistan, 3 - 16 November
This update presents key internal displacement developments and policy updates from 20 October to 2 November 2016.
Message from the Director
28 MILLION PEOPLE FORCIBLY DISPLACED BY CONFLICT AND DISASTERS IN 2015 AND MILLIONS MORE STILL INVISIBLE: IDMC NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS GLOBAL CRISIS OF INTERNAL DISPLACEMENT
Conflict, violence and disasters internally displaced 27.8 million people in 2015, subjecting a record number of men, women and children to the trauma and upheaval of being forcibly displaced within their own country.
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 July and 30 September 2015. It is also available to be read online or down-loaded at www.internal-displacement.org. IDMC, established by the Norwegian Refugee Council, is the leading non-governmental body monitoring internal displacement worldwide.
Keeping IDP issues high on the international agenda
As of July 2015, there were more than 1.8 million people displaced by insurgency, counter-insurgency and other related violence in Pakistan.
19.3 million displaced by disasters but "mother nature not to blame"
In the last seven years, an estimated one person every second has been displaced by a disaster, with 19.3 million people forced to flee their homes in 2014 alone. Disaster displacement is on the rise, and as policy leaders worldwide advance towards the adoption of a post-2015 global agenda, the time has never been better to address it.
This technical paper provides evidence-based estimates of the likelihood of disaster-induced displacement in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Joint IDMC-UNHCR press release - A record 33.3 million now displaced by war worldwide, as one family flees inside Syria every 60 seconds - Report
33.3 million people were internally displaced at the end of 2013 due to conflict and violence says a new report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC). This equates to a staggering increase of 4.5 million from 2012, signalling a record high for the second year running.
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