Ghana

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 estimates of the total number of IDPs in Ghana and new displacements in 2018 are both based on an OCHA report which cites local authorities. IDMC subsequently triangulated these figures using local media. The displacements were triggered by land disputes between two ethnic communities in the Northern region on 31 December 2018.

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