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Greater than 7.1m Ukrainians internally displaced by Russia’s invasion

More than 7.1m Ukrainians internally displaced by Russia

Greater than 7.1 million persons are estimated to have been internally displaced by Russia’s warfare in Ukraine, having fled their properties but remained in the nation, the United Nations mentioned Tuesday, April 5.

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, inflicting millions to flee their houses — including more than 4.2 million Ukrainians who’ve left the country solely.

The new figure issued by the UN’s International Organization for Migration is up from the 6.48 million internally displaced individuals (IDPs) estimated in a first research by the IOM on March 16.

“Individuals continue to flee their properties due to warfare, and the humanitarian needs on the bottom proceed to soar,” stated IOM director normal Antonio Vitorino.

“Humanitarian corridors are urgently needed to allow the safe evacuation of civilians and ensure the safe transportation and delivery of much-needed humanitarian aid in order to rapidly assist those internally displaced.”

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