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14 May 2024 - Geneva, Switzerland

Conflicts drive new record of 75.9 million people living in internal displacement

Conflict and violence in Sudan, Palestine, and elsewhere drove the number of internally displaced people (IDPs) around the world to 75.9 million at the end of 2023, a new record, according to the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), which published its annual Global Report on Internal Displacement today.

Canada’s Indigenous Peoples Increasingly at Risk of Disaster Displacement

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Canada’s Indigenous Peoples Increasingly at Risk of Disaster Displacement

Although Indigenous peoples only represent 5 per cent (1.8 million people) of Canada’s population, over 16 per cent of the people internally displaced in Canada in 2023 were Indigenous peoples living in reserves.

Elisa Binon

Elisa Binon

Zooming in on internally displaced people’s needs to inform better responses

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Zooming in on internally displaced people’s needs to inform better responses

The need for comprehensive data and analysis on IDPs' living conditions is becoming ever more urgent amid a growing global focus on finding durable solutions for the millions of internally displaced people worldwide. Uncovering the specific vulnerabilities of displaced communities compared to non-displaced populations is pivotal for helping inform a more targeted response. 

Alesia O'Connor

Alesia O'Connor

What does actionable displacement data look like?

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What does actionable displacement data look like?

As the region most affected by disaster displacement, countries in Asia and the Pacific have been using data to inform and improve actions and policies before, during, and after disasters. Examples from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Viet Nam demonstrate what actionable displacement data looks like. 

Thannaletchimy Housset

Thannaletchimy Housset

Global Report

Global Report

Publication

2024 Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID)

The 2024 Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) report presents the data and analysis behind the 75.9 million people living in internal displacement as of the end of 2023. It is the ninth edition of the GRID and includes global and regional insights into the risk, scale and impacts of internal displacement.

Internal Displacement Data

IDMC monitors internal displacement triggered by conflict, violence, and disasters globally, compiling data through our network of partners and our own innovative tools. We validate the data before adding it to our Global Internal Displacement Database (GIDD) and country profiles.