Words into Action Disaster Displacement


The following references provide additional resources to the Words into Action guidelines on disaster displacement, which offers practical guidance to integrate disaster displacement and other related forms of human mobility into DRR strategies.

Louisa Yasukawa Austyn Campbell
According to a joint IDMC and ADB report, twelve out of 14 countries have introduced measures to prevent displacement in their policy and legal frameworks.
This report aims to fill some of the gaps in understanding the full scale and scope of disaster displacement. Most of the disaster displacement recorded globally has taken place in the Asia and Pacific region.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
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This contributing paper analyses systemic risk and compound vulnerabilities, by highlighting a case study to help decision-makers formulate effective strategies to address the nature of systemic risks in their societies.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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This checklist is a companion tool to the Words into Action Guideline Disaster Displacement: How to Reduce Risk, Address Impacts and Strengthen Resilience (Words into Action on Disaster Displacement).
Platform on Disaster Displacement Norwegian Refugee Council United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

This report considers how political economy analysis can be used to understand the drivers, dynamics and implications of internal displacement for development processes. It provides a synthesis of empirical research carried out through four case studies

SOAS University of London United Nations Development Programme
A young boy looks on as he walks through a flooded street after heavy rains hit a residential neighborhood in Capivari, Brazil (2015). Nelson Antoine/Shutterstock
Those displaced from their homes doubled in the last 25 years, and cost the world more than US $20 billion in 2020 alone.
United Nations Development Programme