Country Information

Population UN Population Division (as of 2016)
Total number of IDPs (Conflict and violence) IDMC (as of 31 December 2016)
New displacements (Conflict and violence) IDMC (1 January - 31 December 2016)
New displacements (Disasters) IDMC (1 January - 31 December 2016)
Refugees UNHCR (as of 2016)

Conflict and violence displacement figures

Latest GRID confidence assessment

Displacement type IDPs (Stock) New Displacement (Flow)
Reporting units People
Methodology Unknown
Geographical disaggregation Country/territory - admin 0 Country/territory - admin 0
Geographical coverage No No
Frequency of reporting Other Other
Disaggregation on sex No No
Disaggregation on age Partial Partial
Data triangulation No triangulation Good triangulation
Data on settlement elsewhere No No
Data on returns No No
Data on local integration No No
Data on deaths No No
Data on births No No

Latest GRID figures analysis

IDMC’s estimates include 23,000 people newly displaced in 2016 and an old caseload of 30,000 IDPs who were displaced to Lamwo, Kitgum, Gulu, and Agago districts due to the Lord’s Resistance Army conflict in the 1990s and 2000s. The new displacements in 2016 primarily occurred in Bundibugyo district, where members of the Bakonzo and Bamba ethnic groups clashed following contested local elections and political infighting. 

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Latest GRID stock figure by year of data update

Disaster displacement figures

New displacements

Events timeline