HC Deb 07 May 1999 vol 330 c474W
Mr. Wareing

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many people were displaced from their homes in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the conflict there; and how many have since returned. [83491]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

UNHCR estimate that, at the time of the Dayton Peace Agreement (December 1995), there were more than 525,000 refugees in the region, along with 1.2 million internally-displaced persons (IDPs). Since Dayton, nearly 550,000 of the two million refugees and IDPs have returned to their homes in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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