Sudan: Internally Displaced People and Refugees:Written question - HL2379

Asked on: 18 October 2016
Department for International Development
Sudan: Internally Displaced People and Refugees
Lords
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many (1) internally displaced persons, and (2) refugees from other countries, there are in Sudan.
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Answered by: Lord Bates
Answered on: 31 October 2016

According to figures from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), there are a total of 3.2 million internally displaced people in Sudan, of which 2.6 million are long term displaced in Darfur alone (as stated in the attached).

OCHA also estimates that Sudan hosts a total of 386,283 refugees from neighbouring countries.

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