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14 11 2021 | 08:39

Migrants freezing to death on Belarus-Poland border

The BBC has obtained first-hand accounts from migrants who say they’ve been illegally deported from the European Union by Polish border troops. Close to the border between Belarus and Poland, the BBC…

10 11 2021 | 14:14

‘The whole place feels wrong’: voices from across America on what the climate crisis stole

In the six years since the Paris agreement, the climate crisis has rapidly accelerated. From catastrophes to slow transformations of familiar landscapes, lives everywhere have been upended

09 11 2021 | 14:09

How the climate crisis is forcing Americans to relocate – video

In the last few years, hurricanes and flooding have devastated parts of the American south. Smoke-billowing wildfires have torn through millions of acres of the west coast. In the south-west, people…

03 11 2021 | 13:30

‘I wouldn’t wish it upon any parent’: living on the frontline of global heating

From extreme weather obliterating homes to rising sea levels ruining crops, climate breakdown is a terrifying daily reality for many. Throughout the 2021 United Nations climate change conference,…

27 10 2021 | 16:18

Animated Short Film Calls Attention to Children Displaced by War and Climate Change

In the last decade, more than 40 million children have had to flee their homes because of conflict and the climate crisis. To raise awareness about the hardships they experience, but also the…

16 08 2021 | 08:50

Millions more people vulnerable to flooding in next decade, study shows

Populations in flood-prone regions is increasing, with 57 countries especially susceptible From Germany to New York City, this summer has demonstrated the destructive force of floods. Now, a new…

25 06 2021 | 09:37

Bangladesh Offers a Model for Climate Migration

New research points to ways migrant-friendly cities with low-cost housing and job opportunities are helping those fleeing the effects of climate change. Bangladesh faces a worsening climate…

26 05 2021 | 08:28

UNCDF and KIT Form Partnership to Address Financial Needs of Migrant Households

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20 04 2021 | 16:52

ECCAS and UNCDF announce agreement to strengthen financial services for African migrants and families.

TUESDAY 20 April 2021 (New York, New York USA and Libreville, Gabon). The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) today announced…

20 04 2021 | 10:29

‘No other home’: Refugees in Kenya camps devastated over closure.

Kenya has given an ultimatum to the UN refugee agency to present a plan over the closure of the Dadaab and Kakuma camps housing more than 400,000 people. Terrifying, shocking, a rejection of…

13 04 2021 | 12:33

Stop peddling fear of climate migrants.

Beating the anti-immigrant drum does nothing to help climate action. Exaggerated predictions for future flows of people have long formed the core of the anti-immigration playbook. When you add the…

04 04 2021 | 08:32

10 Million Climate Refugees in Past Six Months: Red Cross Calls for Urgent International Help

The world's largest humanitarian network warned Wednesday that urgent international action is needed to address the rising risk of climate-related displacement, highlighting data that shows disasters…

22 03 2021 | 09:34

Pushed past coping: IIED animation captures destruction of climate change loss and damage in Sierra Leone

A new animation from IIED – the second in a three-part series of animations on loss and damage caused by climate change in the least developed countries – shows the devastating loss and damage…

12 03 2021 | 10:14

Smugglers Throw Migrants Overboard; at Least 20 Are Feared Drowned.

Several times in recent years, migrants trying to cross between Djibouti and Yemen have been thrown into the sea. ​​​​Smugglers threw 80 migrants into the sea between the Horn of Africa and the…

16 02 2021 | 09:29

Biden Administration Seeks to Identify Climate Refugees.

A report commissioned by an executive order signed by President Biden last week could have major implicatio

23 01 2021 | 11:36

Pope’s adviser says Covid has highlighted ‘existential’ climate risk.

Focus must be on justice for those fleeing impact of extreme weather events, says new scientific adviser to Vatican. The pope’s newly appointed scientific adviser said the coronavirus pandemic has…

20 01 2021 | 08:19

Air pollution will lead to mass migration, say experts after landmark ruling.

Call for world leaders to act in wake of French extradition case that turned on environmental concerns. Air pollution does not respect national boundaries and environmental degradation will lead to…

11 01 2021 | 14:24

Can Fragile Cities Cope With an Influx of Climate Migrants?

When the rains never arrived in the East African nation of Somalia in 2016, nor in 2017, hundreds of thousands of rural residents were forced to abandon their lands and livelihoods due to one of the…

27 12 2020 | 07:23

Move of Rohingya Refugees Poses Environmental and Human Rights Concerns.

On December 4, about 1,600 Rohingya traveled across the Bay of Bengal in seven navy boats from Chattogram to Bhasan Char. Bangladesh plans to move 100,000 families to the island. The move poses…

17 12 2020 | 12:04

'It's over for us': how extreme weather is emptying Bangladesh's villages.

The frequency of natural disasters is making life in rural areas increasingly difficult, pushing inhabitants into city slums. The house Faruk Hossain grew up in has, for the last six months,…