22 Million People Displaced by Natural Disasters in 2013

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22 million people were displaced by natural disasters in 2013. That's the key takeaway from a UN-backed report published on Wednesday. Together with the 8.2 million people who were newly displaced by violent conflict the same year, a total of 30 million people were forced to flee their homes at least temporarily in 2013.

Tragically, developing countries were hit hardest by natural disasters in 2013, accounting for 85% of displacements. In the Philippines, the worst-affected country in 2013, typhoon Haiyan alone displaced more than 4 million people, making it by far the worst event of the past year in terms of displacement.



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