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Over 24 million people displaced by disasters in 2016

IDMC

Most of the 24 million new disaster displacements recorded in 2016 were linked to sudden-onset weather hazards such as floods, storms, wildfires and severe winter conditions. Disaster displacement occurs mostly in low and lower-middle income countries, and is expected to increase in the future with the impacts of climate change and more extreme weather.

  • In next decades, frequency of coastal flooding will double globally

    USGS, United States of America - gov

    The frequency and severity of coastal flooding throughout the world will increase rapidly and eventually double in frequency over the coming decades even with only moderate amounts of sea level rise, according to a new study released in “Nature Scientific Reports.”

  • Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference: Saving lives, reducing losses

    WMO

    Climate change, associated extreme weather and demographic shifts means that record numbers of people are exposed to floods, heatwaves and other hazards. To meet the growing challenges, an international conference will launch a concerted drive to improve warnings for an interlocking range of hazards and to translate these warnings into effective action on the ground.

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Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group on Indicators and Terminology


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