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Global Displacement Forecast 2022 – July Update

The forecasts is an update to the Global Displacement Forecast report launched in February 2022. The updated forecasts align well with the preliminary forecast report, i.e., displacement will primarily occur and be hosted in low-income countries with poor humanitarian access.

More than 100 million people are now displaced worldwide. In 2021, the number of displaced people reached almost 90 million globally, but the Ukraine crisis has displaced another 12 million. Our recently updated displacement forecasts, suggests that in addition to the displacement from Ukraine another 4.6 million people will be displaced in 2022. This number is projected to increase by another 4.1 million in 2023; hence, a total increase of 8.7 million people displaced between 2021 and 2023.

The forecasts is an update to the Global Displacement Forecast report launched in February 2022. The updated forecasts align well with the preliminary forecast report, i.e., displacement will primarily occur and be hosted in low-income countries with poor humanitarian access. The forecasts underscore that displacement will continue to grow as long as concerted efforts to address the root causes of displacement, and funding to respond to the needs that arise as consequence, remain below what is required. The reaction to the Ukraine crisis has shown that a humane response from Europe to a refugee crisis is possible when there is political will. There are important lessons learned from the response that should guide future humanitarian response and the application of the commitments of the Refugee Convention and the Global Compact on Refugees.

Read the Global Displacement Forecast 2022 – July Update - HERE.