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Lebanon: Internal displacement in brief

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

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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.

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Honduras: Internal displacement in brief

Criminal violence by local gangs and transnational drug trafficking organisations have forced at least 17,000 people to flee their homes in Honduras in recent years, according to civil society monitors.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Senegal: Internal displacement in brief

Sporadic clashes between the Senegalese army and the separatist Movement of Democratic Forces in the Casamance (MFDC) reduced in number and intensity during 2013.

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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.

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Pakistan: Internal displacement in brief

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

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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.

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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.

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Azerbaijan: Internal displacement in brief

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

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Burundi: Internal displacement in brief

No new displacements were reported in Burundi during 2013, despite tensions ahead of elections in 2015.

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Chad: Internal displacement in brief

Armed conflict, inter-ethnic violence and attacks by criminal groups known as coupeurs de route forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes in Chad between 2006 and 2008.

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Côte d'Ivoire: Internal Displacement in brief

Most of the one million people displaced by violence following the November 2010 elections in Côte d’Ivoire had managed to return to their homes by the end of 2013, thanks to significant security improvements in Abidjan and the west of the country.

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Yemen: Internal displacement in brief

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

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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).

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Georgia: Internal displacement in brief

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

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Internal displacement in brief

There were at least 2,963,700 IDPs in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as of the end of 2013, a slight increase on the figure for 2012.

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Somalia: Internal displacement in brief

Somalia has witnessed more than two decades of conflict, violence, human rights violations and disasters, all of which have triggered repeated waves of displacement.

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Peru: Internal displacement in brief

Peru’s internal armed conflict in the 1980s and 1990s displaced around 500,000 people, according to the country’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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Libya: Internal displacement in brief

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

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Mali: Internal displacement in brief

Mali began a slow recovery from crisis during 2013, after France led a military offensive in January to counter Islamist armed groups that made an unexpected push south from their stronghold in the north of the country.

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