With the crisis now in its fifth decade, the Afghanistan situation remains the largest in the Asia and Pacific region.
- Over 24 million people are displaced inside Afghanistan.
- There are 5.7 million Afghans and host
communities in five neighboring countries who need support.
A decade of insecurity and political instability in
CAR has displaced almost 1.3 million people within
and across borders.
- 1 in 5 Central Africans is being displaced.
- UNHCR supported the launch of the CAR
Solution Support Platform on 31 October 2023.
Colombia has one of the largest internally displaced populations in the world, standing at 6.8 million.
- Colombia hosts the third largest population of refugees and others in need of international protection.
- 2.5 million Venezuelans found refuge in the
The emergency in the DRC is one of the most complex humanitarian crises in the world.
- Over 6.1 million people are displaced within the country.
- 1 million of Congolese have been forced to seek asylum across Africa.
Growing numbers of people in Central America are being forced to leave their homes because of insecurity, human rights violations, poverty, and inequality.
- Over 687,000 people are asylum-seekers and refugees from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.
- Refugee-led organizations and networks provide life-saving assistance.
The country continues to face protracted humanitarian and development needs, a complex political environment, and a volatile security situation.
- About 1.14 million are internally displaced people and 5 million are IDP returnees.
- There are 25 IDP camps hosting 175,000 people in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Conflict triggered by the military takeover has resulted in recurring, protracted and new displacement, and complicated the search for solutions.
- Thousand fled the country and 1.95 million people are currently displaced within Myanmar.
- Humanitarian access to potential areas of return could not be granted in 2024.
The central Sahel region is facing a severe humanitarian and protection crisis that has already driven millions of people from their homes.
- The political, security and economic situation, is expected to deteriorate further in 2024.
- More displaced people are likely beyond the reach of assistance, leading to further displacement.
This protracted situation is the largest refugee situation on the African continent.
- Over 2.2 million refugees hosted in neighbouring countries live in often precarious conditions.
- Over 41,000 South Sudanese fled to neighbouring countries in the first nine months of 2023.
In 2024, the Sudan situation is not expected to improve as the war rages on and more displacement is anticipated.
- The conflict that broke out in Sudan in April 2023 had newly displaced almost 4.3 million people within Sudan by October.
- Over 1.1 million people were driven into five neighbouring countries.
The Syria crisis, currently in its 13th year, remains the largest displacement crisis in the world.
- Over 12 million of Syrians are forcibly displaced in the region.
- The February 2023 earthquakes further exacerbated the situation, affecting around 8.8 million people
Millions of people will remain internally displaced in Ukraine in 2024, with 5.8 million refugees forecasted across the region.
- More than 76% of refugees from Ukraine hope to return home one day.
- Some 14.6 million people requiring multisectoral humanitarian assistance.