Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) 2020--By IDMC

Published on May 01, 2020
Current Context: Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) released its Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) 2020.
Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) 2020--By IDMC
  • As per the report 5 million people were displaced in India in 2019, which is the highest in the world, due to disasters, including cyclones and monsoon floods.
  • As per the report, Political and electoral violence, mostly in Tripura and West Bengal accounted for more than 7,600 in the first half of the year.
  • Conflict and violence triggered about 19,000 new displacements and 2,89,000 people were evacuated in Gujarat in June ahead of cyclone Vayu in 2019. Also, Cyclone Bulbul in Odisha and West Bengal triggered 1,86,000 displacements.

Static Part:

  • HQ of IDMC: Geneva, Switzerland

Question:

Q.1 As per the GRID 2020 report by IDMC, which country topped the highest displacement of the people in 2019?
a. Germany
b. UK
c. Japan
d. India

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