Azerbaijan

Risk of future displacement

Average expected number of displacements per year – for sudden-onset hazards:

IDMC uses information about the probability of future hazard scenarios to model displacement risk based on probable housing destruction. Find out how we calculate our metrics here and explore the likelihood of future displacement around the world here.

Latest Figure Analysis for Conflict and Violence

IDMC’s estimate of the total number of IDPs in Azerbaijan is based on an analysis of data provided by the government’s State Committee for Affairs of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons. According to its data, there were around 644,000 IDPs in Azerbaijan as of December 2018 as a result of the unresolved conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno- Karabakh region. The figure is divided into two groups: 344,000 people living in protracted displacement who still have outstanding needs in terms of access to housing, employment, education and health; and 300,000 the government reports as having been relocated to temporary housing.

IDMC has accounted for this second group as having achieved a partial solution to displacement because they have been relocated and receive assistance from the government. The government also reports that 750 IDPs returned to Jojuq Marjanli in 2018. IDMC also characterises these returns as a partial solution pending further information about conditions in the village.

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