Profile of Internal Displacement: Sierre Leone

Escalated rebel activity since May 2000 has made it impossible to collect and verify updated and country-wide figures for the total internally displaced population in Sierra Leone.

12 September 2000 | Country Profile


Internally Displaced Persons in Sierra Leone

Limited access to rebel controlled areas has made humanitarian organisations hesitant to estimate the total number of IDPs in Sierra Leone, but FAO reported the total IDP population to be 1,2 million by the end of 1999 – about one-fourth of the total population (FAO 4 February 2000, para. 4.2).

01 May 2000 | Country Profile


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