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Social Impacts & Resilience

Consequences of a hazardous event on the physical, economic and psychological well-being of individuals and on the functioning of a community. Features of a social system that help to avoid losses and maintain or recover satisfying living conditions after a shock.

IOM: Migration as an adaptation strategy to climate change

30 Nov 2015, IOM

Increasingly, as attention is being devoted to the human mobility and climate nexus, we hear more calls from various actors – from states to civil society and academia to design and implement policies for climate adaptation that include a migration component. The diversity of viewpoints on this topic reflects the universality of this concern and brings to the fore very tangible questions...

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk

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