Palestine: Internal displacement in brief

IDMC estimates that there were at least 146,000 IDPs in Palestine as of the end of 2013, some of whom fled their homes as long ago as 1967.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Internal Displacement in the Middle East and North Africa

The number of internal displaced people in the Middle East and north Africa (MENA) continued to rise sharply in 2013, reaching at least 9.1 million by the end of the year.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Iraq: Internal displacement in brief

Up to 2.1 million people were displaced in Iraq and unable to achieve durable solutions as of 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Syria: Internal displacement in brief

By the end of 2013, Syria’s internal displacement crisis had become the largest in the world.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Lebanon: Internal displacement in brief

At least 20,000 people were internally displaced in Lebanon as of the end of 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Yemen: Internal displacement in brief

As of December 2013, there were around 307,000 IDPs in Yemen, mainly in the north of the country.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Libya: Internal displacement in brief

There were at least 59,400 IDPs in Libya as of the end of 2013, according to UN estimates.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Israel: Internal displacement in brief

Since the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948, various waves of people have been displaced within the country

31 December 2009 | Summary


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