Fleeing Floods, Earthquakes, Droughts and Rising Sea Levels: 12 Lessons Learned About Protecting People Displaced by Disasters and the Effects of Climate Change

Fleeing Floods, Earthquakes, Droughts and Rising Sea Levels: 12 Lessons Learned About Protecting People Displaced by Disasters and the Effects of Climate Change

12 LESSONS LEARNED Every year, millions of people are forcibly displaced by floods, tropical storms, earthquakes, droughts, glacial melting, and other natural hazards. Many find refuge within their own country…

Human vs ‘natural’ causes of displacement: the relationship between conflict and disaster as drivers of movement

Human vs ‘natural’ causes of displacement: the relationship between conflict and disaster as drivers of movement

Human vs ‘natural’ causes of displacement: the relationship between conflict and disaster as drivers of movement By Tamara Wood May 27, 2015 In 2011, more than a million people were displaced across…

Driven out by drought

Driven out by drought

Driven out by drought By Vikram Kolmannskog April 22, 2013 Global average temperatures are rising, and the weather is becoming wilder. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports that climate…

From the Arctic to the Sahel: uniting against climate disruption for a more secure future for all

From the Arctic to the Sahel: uniting against climate disruption for a more secure future for all

From the Arctic to the Sahel: uniting against climate disruption for a more secure future for all We visited the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic together last year. There we…

Climate change and disasters – Where would you go ?

Climate change and disasters – Where would you go ?

When typhoon Glenda made landfall on July 15, many people affected by the storm faced one question: Where should I go? Fortunately the disaster preparedness measures put in place by…