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Internally Displaced in Uganda

Internal displacement in Uganda is the result of armed conflict in northern and western areas. Although the conflict cannot be considered a countrywide civil war, it affects about one quarter of the country's 45 districts (UN November 1999).

01 December 1999 | Country Profile

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Internally Displaced Persons in Colombia

Most national and international agencies now rate Colombia among the countries with the largest internally displaced population in the world. According to local NGO estimates as of September 1999, about 1,5 million persons have been displaced as a result of violence since 1985, with 308,000 persons displaced in 1998 alone.

01 December 1999 | Country Profile

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Internally Displaced Persons in Sri Lanka

The main cause of displacement in Sri Lanka is the armed conflict between the LTTE (The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) and government forces. The underlying cause of the conflict, which has been ongoing since 1983 is a longstanding dispute between the Sinhalese and Tamil communities in the country.

01 November 1999 | Country Profile

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