19 mai 2022

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

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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 [...]