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Decades of internal armed conflict in Colombia have produced over 6 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the country — amounting to 15% of the record 38 million IDPs worldwide and 12% of the Colombia’s total population — many displaced multiple times and for years, if not decades. Colombia’s IDPs have significant protection and more...
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More people are fleeing conflict and violence than ever before on record, with the number of refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons (IDPs) now exceeding 50 million people. Amongst these, IDPs — who are displaced within their country of origin — account for the largest portion, reaching a record 38 million people in 2014, more...
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