Global Report on Internal Replacement 2023

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Overview:

The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) around the world reached 71 million as of the end of 2022, according to the recently published Global Report on Internal Replacement 2023.

About Global Report on Internal Replacement 2023:

  • It is released by the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC).
  • Internal displacement refers to people forced to move inside their own borders and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre's report didn’t take into account those who left for different countries.
  • Highlights of the 2023 Report:
    • The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) around the world reached 71.1 million as of the end of 2022, an increase of 20 per cent from the previous year.
    • Conflict and violence triggered 28.3 million internal displacements worldwide.
    • The conflict in Ukraine triggered nearly 17 million displacements.
    • 32.6 million people were displaced due to disasters, an increase of 40 per cent from 2021 largely the result of the effects of La Niña which continued or a third consecutive year.
    • Of the total disaster displacement, 98 per cent were triggered by weather-related events like floods and storms.
    • India recorded the fourth largest disaster displacement, with 2.5 million displacements. 
    • Pakistan had the highest number of disaster displacements in the world in 2022, at 8.16 million.

 


Q1) What are the common weather phenomena?

On Earth, the common weather phenomena include wind, cloud, rain, snow, fog and dust storms. Less common events include natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, typhoons and ice storms

Source: 71 million people internally displaced worldwide