Assessment of HIV Internally Displaced Situations

Original Report:

1. Introduction

The factors that determine HIV transmission in internally displaced situations are complex and depend on the context. Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are defined as “persons or groups of persons who have been forced or obliged to flee or to leave their homes or places of habitual residence, in particular as a result of, or in order to avoid, the effects of armed conflict, situations of generalized violence, violations of human rights or natural or human-made disasters, and who have not crossed an internationally recognized state border” (1).

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