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Disasters, conflicts trigger 5 million displacements in India in 2019: IDMC

According to a recent report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, titled ‘The Global Report on Internal Displacement(GRID 2020)’, nearly 5 million(mn) people were displaced in India in 2019, the highest in the world so far. About GRID 2020: It is a  global reference for internal displacement data and analysis and is widely used by policy-makers, national governments, United Nations(UN) agencies, international Non-Government Organisations(NGOs), journalists and academics. About IDMC: It is the world’s authoritative source of data and analysis on internal displacement. It has been a  part of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) since its establishment in 1998. Headquarters– Geneva, Switzerland Director– Alexandra Bilak