The agency says it expects the number of internally displaced Iraqis to rise to 2.3 million in 2007. That's up from 1.7 million at the end of 2006.
The UNHCR says another 2 million have fled abroad, mainly to Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, and Turkey.
(Reuters, AP, AFP)
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