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Video November 14, 2019

Informing Durable Solutions for Internal Displacement

With nearly 71 million refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and asylum-seekers as of 2018, forced displacement is a developing world crisis. However, evidence-based planning for IDPs is challenging because of a lack of data on their numbers, locations and socio-economic characteristics. A new World Bank study—Informing Durable Solutions for Internal Displacement in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan—aims to help close the data gaps by using micro-level data to profile IDP populations and host communities in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan as well as refugees in Ethiopia.