Sierra Leone

Risk of future displacement

Average expected number of displacements per year – for sudden-onset hazards:

IDMC uses information about the probability of future hazard scenarios to model displacement risk based on probable housing destruction. Find out how we calculate our metrics here and explore the likelihood of future displacement around the world here.

Latest Figure Analysis for Conflict and Violence

IDMC’s estimate of the total number of IDPs in Sierra Leone and the number of new displacements in 2018 are both based on media articles that cite Caritas as their source. Both figures concern displacements triggered by post-electoral violence in April 2018. IDMC was not able to obtain evidence that displaced people had managed to return or achieve any other type of durable solutions, so they were accounted for as still being displaced as of the end of the year.

Download figure analysis for 2018 (PDF, 261 KB)

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