Geneva – The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) has revealed in that Nigeria is in the top 5 countries most affected by displacement due to conflict and violence.
On Wednesday, the IDMC, part of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), launched its Global Overview 2014 at the United Nations in Geneva, alongside the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
Nigeria and DRC currently have about 3 million internally displaced persons in the country and along with 2.4 million in Sudan, these three countries account for 70% of the internally displaced persons in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Many factors contribute to the displacement such as violence, abuses, forced evictions as well as severe floods and storms, which provide challenges to the government.
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