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TABLE 1

Occurrence of Conflict and Internal Displacement due to Conflict in 18 Counties With the Highest NMR

CountryNeonatal Mortality per 1000 Live Births,a 2018UCDP: Episodes and Intensity of Armed Conflict,b 2010–2017IDPs in This Country,c 2018
Pakistan 42 High-intensity conflict, war 119 000 
Central African Republic 41 Minor-intensity conflict 641 000 
South Sudan 40 High-intensity conflict, war 1 869 000 
Somalia 38 High-intensity conflict, war 2 648 000 
Afghanistan 37 High-intensity conflict, war 2 598 000 
Guinea Bissau 37 d d 
Nigeria 36 High-intensity conflict, war 2 216 000 
Lesotho 35 d d 
Chad 34 Minor-intensity conflict 90 000 
Côte d’Ivoire 34 Minor-intensity conflict 302 000 
Sierra Leone 33 d 3000 
Mali 33 Minor-intensity conflict 120 000 
Mauritania 33 Minor-intensity conflict d 
Djibouti 32 d d 
Comoros 32 d d 
Guinea 31 d d 
Benin 31 d 3500 
Equatorial Guinea 30 d d 
CountryNeonatal Mortality per 1000 Live Births,a 2018UCDP: Episodes and Intensity of Armed Conflict,b 2010–2017IDPs in This Country,c 2018
Pakistan 42 High-intensity conflict, war 119 000 
Central African Republic 41 Minor-intensity conflict 641 000 
South Sudan 40 High-intensity conflict, war 1 869 000 
Somalia 38 High-intensity conflict, war 2 648 000 
Afghanistan 37 High-intensity conflict, war 2 598 000 
Guinea Bissau 37 d d 
Nigeria 36 High-intensity conflict, war 2 216 000 
Lesotho 35 d d 
Chad 34 Minor-intensity conflict 90 000 
Côte d’Ivoire 34 Minor-intensity conflict 302 000 
Sierra Leone 33 d 3000 
Mali 33 Minor-intensity conflict 120 000 
Mauritania 33 Minor-intensity conflict d 
Djibouti 32 d d 
Comoros 32 d d 
Guinea 31 d d 
Benin 31 d 3500 
Equatorial Guinea 30 d d 

UCDP, Uppsala Conflict Data Program.

a

NMR: deaths <1 mo per 1000 live births. 2018 estimates by UN Inter-Agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation.

b

UCDP: unit of analysis events: an instance of fatal organized violence using armed force by organized actor. Minor-intensity conflict: between 25 and 999 battle-related deaths in a given year. High-intensity conflict, war: at least 1000 battle-related deaths in a given year.

c

Internal Displacement Monitoring Center: Global report on internal displacement in 2019. Number of displaced persons due to conflict up to December 2018.

d

No conflict documented by UCDP in the reporting period of 2010–2017. No data of displacement due to conflict reported in the report.

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