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In Pics | Five million people internally displaced in India due to natural disasters

A global report on internal displacement has compiled the extent of damage caused and the number of people affected.

Millions of people are forced to flee their homes due to natural disasters. Cyclones are one of the worst culprits. More than 5 million people were displaced internally in India due to natural disasters, conflict and violence, highest number of new internal displacements in the world during the period. (Image: AP)
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Millions of people are forced to flee their homes due to natural disasters. More than 5 million people were displaced internally in India due to natural disasters, conflict and violence, highest number of new internal displacements in the world during the period. (Image: AP)

In 2019, 33.4 million people were displaced worldwide due to natural disasters and conflict and violence. (Image: News18 Creative)
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In 2019, 33.4 million people were displaced worldwide due to natural disasters and conflict and violence. (Image: News18 Creative)

India is among the worst hit countries with 5 million disaster displacement in the country. (Image: News18 Creative)
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India is among the worst-hit countries. (Image: News18 Creative)

According to the global report on internal displacement, 2020, here are the biggest displacement events in India in 2019. (Image: News18 Creative)
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According to the global report on internal displacement, 2020, here are the biggest displacement events in India in 2019. (Image: News18 Creative)

First Published on Jun 3, 2020 06:34 pm
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