Below are explanations of each section within the Conflict Description:
- The government and its allies
- The rebel factions
There may also be additional players participating in the conflict, such as regional or coalition forces (e.g. NATO in Afghanistan).
- Total: refers to the total number of fatalities since the beginning of the conflict
- Current year: covers only the death count for the year being documented
- Refugees: refers to the most recent statistics on refugees and Internally Displaced Persons