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Number of internally displaced people hits record due to war, climate change

The number of internally displaced people reached a record 71.1 million worldwide last year due to conflicts such as the war in Ukraine and climate calamities like the monsoon floods in Pakistan, according to new data.

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Climate change, COVID-19 and conflict drive 'alarming' rise in aid need

One in 29 people worldwide needs humanitarian assistance, the United Nations said on Thursday, as underfunded aid agencies struggle to keep pace with rising human suffering driven by the climate crisis, COVID-19 impacts and conflict.