Ethiopia set a world record for displacements in a single year: 5.1 million in 2021

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People who fled from fighting in Ethiopia gather in a temporary internally displaced people camp to receive first bags of wheat from the World Food Programme. Ethiopia saw a record 5.1 million displacements in 2021.

The war there is responsible — and makes it difficult just to assess the scale of displacement. Details are in a new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

(Image credit: Amanuel Sileshi /AFP via Getty Images)

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