Natural disasters displace more people than conflicts

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A group of clean-up workers in Tacloban walk through piles of debris left by the storm. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

More people have been displaced by natural disasters than by conflicts, according to a report launched at the United Nations on Wednesday.

The "Global Estimates 2014: People Displaced by Disasters" compiled by the Norwegian Refugee Council says 22 million people were displaced by natural disasters in 2013.

Derrick Mbatha has more details.

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