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Thousands Displaced In DRC As M23 Rebels Launch New Attacks

The M23 rebels have relaunched their war with the army of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the country’s volatile eastern region, leading to the displacement of thousands of people. According to reports from the army spokesman, Guillaume Ndjike, clashes picked up again in North Kivu province on Friday, ending about a week of relative […]Read More

2.2 Million North-East residents Are Displaced

The National Emergency Management Agency has said that a total of 2,200,357 Internally Displaced Persons amounting to 452,363 displaced households are now in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria. The agency stressed that the Boko Haram insurgency, communal clashes and natural disasters were the causes of the displacements. NEMA revealed this in its 2021 Annual Report, […]Read More

Nigeria Has Over 80,000 Refugees, 3.2 Million IDPs

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has said over 80,000 refugees and 3.2 million internally displaced persons were in Nigeria and in dire need of help. It said most Nigerians were unaware that the country was hosting over 80,000 refugees, particularly in the southern states, as the bulk of the refugees were from Cameroon. […]Read More

Senegal: Visualizing The Ongoing Conflict In The Casamance Region

On Sunday, March 13, 2022, security forces in Senegal launched a military operation against fighters of the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MDFC), a separatist group in the southern region of the country. In an official document transmitted by the Gambian National Crisis Management Agency, a total of 6350 people… You must be registered to […]Read More

Number of IDPs In The World Reaches 55 Million

According to new reports published on Thursday by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), 40.5 million people became displaced within their countries due to Intense storms, persistent conflicts and violent attacks in 2020. This is the highest number of newly displaced persons in 10 years, which brings the total […]Read More