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Indonesia: Internal displacement in brief

There is no reliable figure for the number of IDPs in Indonesia, but based on information from government agencies, international NGOs and civil society organisations, it was estimated that there were 90,000 IDPs as of the end of 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Afghanistan: Internal displacement in brief

The number of IDPs in Afghanistan continued to rise significantly in 2013, against a backdrop of armed conflict, pervasive violence and abuses by non-state armed groups

31 December 2013 | Summary

Philippines: Internal displacement in brief

Armed conflict between the government and non-state armed groups continued to cause internal displacement in the Philippines in 2013, as did clan-related violence.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Myanmar: Internal displacement in brief

Protracted armed conflict between ethnic non-state armed groups (NSAGs) and government forces has caused internal displacement in Myanmar for more than 50 years.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Internal Displacement in South and South-East Asia

There were 3.2 million IDPs in Asia as of the end of 2013, down 21 per cent from 4.1 million a year earlier. They fled their homes as a result of armed conflict, violence and human rights violations, and around 80 per cent were in Afghanistan, India, Myanmar and Pakistan.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Bangladesh: Internal displacement in brief

There was no updated comprehensive information on the number of IDPs due to conflict, violence and human rights violations since the government’s count of more than 128,000 internally displaced Pahari and Bengali families, or more than 667,000 individuals, in 2000.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Thailand: Internal displacement in brief

There is no official data on the number of people displaced in Thailand by the ten-year conflict between the government and Malay Muslim separatist groups in the southern provinces of Pattani, Narathiwat and Yala.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Sri Lanka: Internal displacement in brief

Of more than 480,000 people who had returned to Northern and Eastern provinces, many are still to achieve durable solutions

31 December 2013 | Summary

Pakistan: Internal displacement in brief

Armed conflict continued to be the main cause of displacement in Pakistan in 2013.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Nepal: Internal displacement in brief

Seven years after the government and Maoist rebels ended their decade-long armed conflict, nearly all of Nepal’s IDPs have returned to their homes.

31 December 2013 | Summary

India: Internal displacement in brief

India continued to experience new and protracted displacement during 2013 as a result of communal violence and armed conflict with a total of at least 526,000 people displaced at the end of the year.

31 December 2013 | Summary

Timor-Leste: Internal displacement in brief

The majority of Timor-Leste’s population of just over one million has experienced violent displacement at least once

31 December 2011 | Summary

Laos: Internal displacement in brief

The government has not acknowledged the displacement and denies perpetrating any human rights violations or discriminating against the Hmong in general

31 December 2010 | Summary

Turkmenistan: Internal displacement in brief

Information on the extent of internal displacement is limited by total state control on media, curtailed freedom of speech and the near absence of civil society

31 December 2008 | Summary

Uzbekistan: Internal displacement in brief

Uzbekistan’s IDPs were forcibly and, in some cases, violently relocated by the army in 2000 and 2001

31 January 2008 | Summary

Solomon Islands: Internal displacement in brief

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

31 December 2004 | Summary

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