Displacement due to natural hazard-induced disasters: Global estimates for 2009 and 2010

Type

Report

Author

IDMC

Title

Displacement due to natural hazard-induced disasters: Global estimates for 2009 and 2010

Year

2011

Publisher

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre – Norwegian Refugee Council

Abstract

Over 42 million people across the world were forced to flee due to disasters triggered by sudden-onset natural hazards in 2010, according to this study by IDMC. In 2009, 17 million people were displaced by such disasters, and 36 million in 2008.

Citation

IDMC. (2011). Displacement due to natural hazard-induced disasters: Global estimates for 2009 and 2010. London : Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre – Norwegian Refugee Council.

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