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Can you list the top facts and stats about Internally displaced person?
Summarize this article for a 10 year old
An internally displaced person (IDP) is someone who is forced to leave their home but who remains within their country's borders. They are often referred to as refugees, although they do not fall within the legal definitions of a refugee.
|57.3 million (2022)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|East and Horn of Africa, and Great Lakes||2.6 million|
|Southern Africa||2.6 million|
|Asia and the Pacific||1.4 million|
|West and Central Africa||1.3 million|
|Middle East and North Africa||0.4 million|
At the end of 2014, it was estimated there were 38.2 million IDPs worldwide, the highest level since 1989, the first year for which global statistics on IDPs are available. As of 3 May 2022,[update] the countries with the largest IDP populations were Ukraine (8 million), Syria (7.6 million), Ethiopia (5.5 million), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (5.2 million), Colombia (4.9 million), Yemen (4.3 million), Afghanistan (3.8 million), Iraq (3.6 million), Sudan (2.2 million), South Sudan (1.9 million), Pakistan (1.4 million), Nigeria (1.2 million) and Somalia (1.1 million).
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