Human mobility

Human mobility

Participation and protection of migrants, refugees, internally displaced people; migration induced by disasters, climate migration, planned relocation.

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2023
This Indonesia country briefing outlines how events such as floods, earthquakes, and tsunamis force thousands from their homes each year and shows how data can improve assistance as climate vulnerability and low development raise disaster risk.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Asian Development Bank
Riksha drivers walking through the flooded streets in Bangladesh in 2020.
Millions of displaced people have moved to Dhaka and Chittagong in search of safer ground, but these metropolises are subsiding under the pressures of rapid urbanisation
The Third Pole
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2022
This study presents and reflects on different relevant finance sources and instruments in terms of their linkage to HMCCC, effect on climate risks, implementation timing, and gender aspects.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Catherine Higham and Arnaud Koehl analyse the existing policy responses to climate migration worldwide, identifying a clear division in scope and ambition between wealthy and poorer countries.
London School of Economics and Political Science, the
Damaged bridge after the floods in the Ahr valley in Germany in 2021.
Rivers of muddy water from heavy rainfall raced through city streets as thousands of people evacuated homes downhill from California’s wildfire burn scars amid atmospheric river storms drenching the state in early January 2023.
Conversation Media Group, the
Areal view of some islands in the Pacific
Climate change is forcing people around the world to abandon their homes. In the Pacific Islands, rising sea levels are leaving communities facing tough decisions about relocation. Some are choosing to stay in high-risk areas.
Conversation Media Group, the
More than 1.3% of the adult population in the U.S. was displaced by natural disasters in the past year, with hurricanes responsible for more than half of the forced relocations, according to first-of-its-kind survey results from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Associated Press
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2022
This study investigates zoonotic disease dynamics in populations regularly displaced due to slow onset disasters and annual monsoons in the Indus Delta in Sindh province in southeast Pakistan.
International Journal for Equity in Health (Springer Nature)