Saturday, April 20, 2024

Topic: Forced displacement

Number of forcibly displaced people globally hits record 110 million

annual report found that by the end of 2022, the number of people displaced by war, persecution, violence, and human rights abuses stood at a record 108.4 million, up 19.1 million on the previous year - which was also a record increase.

100 million displaced in 2022, ‘a record that should never have been set’

A hundred million people were forced to leave their homes in 2022. The UN continued to help those in need in a myriad of ways, and push for more legal, and safe ways for people to migrate.

Record 100 million people forcibly displaced worldwide: UNHCR

The Ukraine war and other conflicts pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution over the staggering milestone of 100 million for the first time on record, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) informed on Sunday.

Nearly 10 million Ukrainians now displaced by war, says UN

Russia's devastating and deadly assault over the past three weeks has forced nearly 10 million people in Ukraine to flee their homes, according to figures released Friday by United Nations organizations.

MP: Muslims forced to flee Hindu dominated village due to ‘social boycott’

Over two dozen Muslims forced to flee from Borlay village of Madhya Pradesh's Barwani district dominated by the Hindu Patidar community after an inccident of elopement took an ugly turn.

Forced displacement at record level, despite COVID shutdowns

The number of people fleeing wars, violence, persecution, and human rights violations, rose last year to nearly 82.4 million people, a further four percent increase on top of the already record-high of 79.5 million, recorded at the end of 2019.