IDPs : Mid-year figures
There were 5.2 million new internal displacements associated with conflict and violence in the first half of 2018, based on the analysis of data from the 10 worst-affected countries. There were also 3.3 million associated with disasters in 110 countries and territories. Countries in the Horn of Africa bore the brunt of displacement. On top of more than 1.7 million new displacements associated with conflict and violence in Ethiopia and Somalia, significant numbers of people fled devastating floods and drought in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya.