Global Report On Internal Displacement 2023:
The Global Report on Internal Displacement 2023 (GRID-2023) stated that in 2022, over 32 million people were displaced by disasters, 98% of which were triggered by weather-related events such as floods and storms.
Highlights of the Report:
- Over 71million IDPs across 110 countries and territories at the end of 2022, a 20% increase in a year
- In India Over 6 lakh were from conflict and violence while 32 thousand were due to disasters
- 98% of disaster displacements in 2022 were triggered by weather-related events; floods and storms caused 6 out of 10 disaster displacements
- Pakistan had the highest number of disaster displacements in 2022, followed by China and Afghanistan, while India ranked fourth
- The prolonged three-year La Niña phenomenon contributed to the rise in weather-related disasters, especially floods, leading to widespread disasters across the globe
- Sub-Saharan Africa experienced the highest-ever displacement due to disasters in 2022. South Asia witnessed double the annual average of disaster displacements
The Global Report on Internal Displacement 2023 (GRID-2023):
- It published by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), is the world’s leading source of data and analysis on Internal Displacement (ID).
- The 2023 edition sheds light on the significant increase in the number of people displaced by disasters in 2022 and the complex relationships between disasters, conflict and violence, food security and ID.