Headline | 4/22/2009 12:00:00 AM
Around 380 thousand people were displaced in Colombia in 2008: NGO
According to Colombian NGO Codhes, at least 380 thousand people were displaced in 2008 in the country as a result of the armed conflict and the fumigation of illegal crops. This means that there was a 24.4 per cent increase in the number of IDPs in comparison to those of 2007. According to the government, there are around 3 million displaced citizens in the country.
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