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Why did 40.5 million people flee their homes? (IDMC internally displaced persons report)

The increase in number of internally displaced persons in Ethiopia, Mozambique and Burkina Faso are the highest: IDMC Image: Unsplash/Julie Ricard

Kate Whiting

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Numbers for new internally displaced persons across different sub-continents (IDMC report)
Numbers for new internally displaced persons across different sub-continents (IDMC report) Image: IDMC

 55 million internally displaced persons towards the end of 2020
55 million internally displaced persons towards the end of 2020 Image: IDMC
Number of internally displaced persons by hazards, in the past 12 years.
Number of internally displaced persons by hazards, in the past 12 years. Image: IDMC
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Links between drivers, triggers and impacts of internal displacement (Global report on internally displaced persons)
Links between drivers, triggers and impacts of internal displacement (Global report on internally displaced persons) Image: IDMC
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