19 mai 2022

Nearly 60 million people displaced in 2021 by conflict and natural disaster


Conflicts and natural disasters forced tens of millions to flee within their own country last year, pushing the number of internally displaced people to a record high, monitors said Thursday.Some 59.1 million people were registered as internally displaced worldwide in 2021 -- an all-time record expected to be broken again this year amid mass displacement inside war-torn Ukraine . Around 38 million new internal displacements were reported in 2021, with some people forced to flee multiple times [...]