Hirunews Logo
38+million+internally+displaced+worldwide
Thursday, 07 May 2015 - 12:35
38 million internally displaced worldwide
2,362

Views

A record-breaking 38 million people have been displaced within their own country by conflict or violence. This is the equivalent of the total populations of London, New York and Beijing combined.

These are the worst figures for forced displacement in a generation, signalling our complete failure to protect innocent civilians.

Today, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), part of NRC, launched its Global Overview 2015: People internally displaced by conflict and violence at the United Nations in Geneva. With internal displacement figures reaching a record high for the third year in a row, the report also documents that 11 million people were newly displaced by violent events throughout 2014.















Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Thai Pongal festival held with glamour
Monday, 15 January 2018 - 12:07
Tamil Community around the world celebrated the Thai Pongal festival with glamour.Pongal is the harvest festival dedicated to the Sun. In accordance with... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
338 Views
10,131 Views
22 Views
1,075 Views
210 Views
11,718 Views
Top