UN: Wars internally displace 33.3 million in 2013

A record 33.3 million people worldwide were displaced by conflict and violence inside their own nations in 2013, U.N. and Norwegian officials said Wednesday.

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In this Tuesday, April 29, 2014 photo, a Syrian displaced woman prepares food for her family outside their tent, at a Syrian refugee camp, near the eastern town of Kab Elias, Lebanon. Syrian refugees in Lebanon say they must pay bribes to middlemen ranging from $3 to $100 to receive aid, adding another layer of suffering for those fleeing the war, according to a series of interviews with refugees in a tent encampment near the eastern Lebanese town of Kab Elias this month. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
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