Violence broke out between protesters and security forces in Tanzania in recent weeks as the government moved in to implement a controversial plan for a game reserve.
The number of displaced has increased every year over the past decade — and it is now more than double the 42.7 million people displaced in 2012.
A joint report by global monitors expects last year's record high of nearly 59.1 internally displaced people to be broken this year, fuelled by conflicts and the climate crisis.
Over 12.7 million people have fled their homes in the past two months, including 7.7 million people displaced internally and more than 5 million who have fled over borders, according to UNHCR.
The clashes broke out between the Myanmar military and Karen National Union in the town of Lay Kay Kaw near the Thai border after junta troops entered KNU territory and arrested several dissidents.
Fighting between herders, fishermen and farmers over management and access to dwindling water resources leaves dozens of casualties in northern Cameroon, forcing thousands to flee their homes.
The UN statement comes after Houthis took control of a large area south of Hudaida, a key port where the warring sides agreed on a ceasefire in 2018.
Climate change aggravates social, economic, and security challenges in developing countries that have made the smallest contribution to it.
A new Save the Children report reveals the social impact of Myanmar's military coup since the military takeover unfolded in February.
Thousands of Afghans have left behind escalating violence to seek shelter elsewhere in the country amid ongoing withdrawal of US and NATO troops.
Recent clashes and "indiscriminate attacks by security forces against civilian areas" have forced the population to flee their homes in eastern Kayah state near the Thai border, the international body's Myanmar office says.
A resident writes about what Sheikh Jarrah means to him and Palestinians in the neighbourhood who have been under assault for years.
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