Setting, Measuring and Monitoring Targets for Disaster Risk Reduction: Recommendations for post-2015 international policy frameworks. Authors: Tom Mitchell, Debarati Guha-Sapir, Julia Hall, Emma Lovell, Robert Muir-Wood, Alastair Norris, Lucy Scott, Pascaline Wallemacq.
Climate change is forcing people to flee their homes. But when does someone become a climate migrant, and what does the status mean? Dina Ionesco from the International Organization for Migration, explains.
The tiny island of Lampedusa sits 70 miles off the coast of the North African nation of Tunisia, its nearest neighbor. But politically, it belongs to Europe – more specifically, to the government of Italy and the European Union.
Because of significant dependence on the agricultural sector for production, employment, export earnings and markets among others, Ethiopia is particularly threatened by climate change. In this country, climate change manifests itself in terms of frequent droughts, flooding and warming.
2 - 4 October 2013, Washington, D.C., USA.
25 October 2013, South Royalton, Vermont, USA
Zacharia Masesa moved to the city to change his life. Ten years ago, he arrived in Dar es Salaam from Mtwara, a town in the southeast of Tanzania, and soon found a job as salesman in a shop in the bustling Kariakoo business district.
Die immer wieder vorgebrachte Behauptung, zwischen Klimawandel und dem Auftreten von Konflikten bestünde ein kausaler Zusammenhang, wurde in zahlreichen Studien widerlegt. Alarmismus ist hier also fehl am Platz.
Recurrent climate-related shocks in West Africa’s Sahel region are having severe impacts on vulnerable populations.
An international network of lawyers wants countries to commit funds to helping people forced from their homes by climate change
The earth in Maban County, South Sudan, is already dry and cracked, and even a faint breeze raises a haze of brown dust.
Global Estimates 2012-People displaced by disaster. Châtelaine (Geneva): Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre. Norwegian Refugee Council.