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Nigeria: Internally Displaced Persons

Volume 485: debated on Thursday 18 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what estimate he has made of the number of people displaced due to the conflict in the Nigerian city of Jos between 28 and 30 November 2008; and if he will make a statement. (243161)

The Plateau State Government estimates that between 4,000 and 5,000 people were displaced due to the conflict in Jos between 28 and 30 November. Action Aid Nigeria estimates the number displaced at about 4,000.