In Africa, 15,000 per day internally displaced – monitors
Thursday December 7 2017
Uganda police truck ferries refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from Busunga border post to Bubukwanga town in Uganda on July 14, 2013. PHOTO | ISAAC KASAMANI | AFP
A total of 2.7 million Africans were internally displaced within their own countries in the first six months of 2017, a report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) found.
Internal displacement has soared in a number of countries where conflicts have worsened, including Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria and South Sudan Wednesday's report showed.