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76 million Internal Displacements Recorded in 2023

The number of internally displaced people IDPs around the globe hit a record 75.9 million in 2023, an NGO monitor has found.

The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre IDMC said in a report released Tuesday that 7.7 million people were displaced by disasters and 68.3 million by conflict and violence.

The wars in Sudan and Gaza pushed the numbers to the new record.

The end-of-year record was a significant increase from 71.1 million recorded at the end of 2022.Over the last five years, the figure increased by more than 50 percent, the IDMC said.

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