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Turkey: Internal displacement in brief

There were estimated to be more than 954,000 IDPs in Turkey as of the end of 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Internal Displacement in Europe the Caucasus and Central Asia

There were around 2.2 million IDPs in Europe as of the end of 2013. Most fled their homes some 20 years ago to escape armed conflict, generalised violence and human rights violations in the Balkans, Caucasus, Central Asia, Cyprus and Turkey.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Kosovo: Internal displacement in brief

There were around 17,300 people internally displaced by conflict in Kosovo as of the end of 2013, according to UNHCR estimates.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Armenia: Internal displacement in brief

Most IDPs returned to their homes following the conflict, but a survey reported that some still had not returned to border areas because of the insecurity and the poor economic conditions

31 December 2013 | Summary

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Internal displacement in brief

There were around 103,000 IDPs in Bosnia and Herzegovina as of the end of 2013, according to government figures.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Colombia: Internal displacement in brief

Despite the optimism surrounding a peace process seeking to end decades of civil war, Colombia continues to suffer one of the world’s most dramatic humanitarian emergencies.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Russian Federation: Internal displacement in brief

At least 34,900 people were still displaced in Russia as of the end of 2013, as a result of armed conflict, human rights violations and generalised violence in North Caucasus.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Azerbaijan: Internal displacement in brief

Around 597,000 people were officially registered as IDPs in Azerbaijan as of the end of 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Serbia: Internal displacement in brief

There were around 209,000 registered IDPs in Serbia as of the end of 2013, according to the Serbian Commissariat for Refugees (SCR).

31 December 2013 | Summary

Georgia: Internal displacement in brief

There were up to 206,600 IDPs registered by the government in Georgia as of the end of 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Kyrgyzstan: Internal displacement in brief

Continued impunity for the crimes committed and a lack of reparation for the victims of the violence continue to constitute significant obstacles to remaining IDPs

31 December 2012 | Summary

Cyprus: Internal displacement in brief

While the island remains divided and the conflict unresolved, return of IDPs to their original homes remains largely impossible

31 December 2011 | Summary

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Croatia: Internal displacement in brief

The main obstacles to the return of the remaining ethnic Croat IDPs were the limited social services and livelihood opportunities in their places of origin, whereas ethnic Serb IDPs continued to struggle to assert their rights

31 December 2010 | Summary

FYR Macedonia: Internal displacement in brief

The government has largely supported the right of IDPs to return, but discrimination has continued between the ethnic Macedonian majority and the Albanian minority

31 December 2008 | Summary

Moldova: Internal displacement in brief

The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre is no longer actively following the situation in Moldova

31 December 2003 | Summary

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