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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,…

28 11 2020 | 07:55

World's Latest Climate Refugees Lived in Guatemalan Village Destroyed by Hurricane Eta.

A large landslide caused by torrential rains during Hurricane Eta buried half a small village's residents, leaving the other half searching for family members and neighbors in Guatemala on Tuesday, …

19 11 2020 | 09:39

Stay, Fight, or Flee: Considering Climate Migration.

This article was originally published on Common Edge as "Considering Climate Migration".

19 10 2020 | 08:23

'Solastalgia': Arctic inhabitants overwhelmed by new form of climate grief.

Solastalgia means a feeling of homesickness without ever leaving home - and for Inuit in Canada’s north it describes the psychological impact of the climate crisis   Solastalgia: ‘I am homesick for…

15 10 2020 | 10:54

UN: Climate Crisis Has Doubled Natural Disasters in Last 20 Years.

Climate change has spurred close to a doubling of natural disasters in the last 20 years, and world leaders are failing to prevent Earth from evolving into "an uninhabitable hell" for millions, the…

29 09 2020 | 08:50

Homes are flooding outside FEMA’s 100-year flood zones, and racial inequality is showing through.

When hurricanes and other extreme storms unleash downpours like Tropical Storm Beta has been doing in the South, the floodwater doesn’t always stay within the government’s flood risk zones. New…

27 09 2020 | 09:18

One Billion People May Become Climate Refugees By 2050.

If all the glaciers and ice caps on the planet melted, global sea level would rise by about 230 feet. That amount of water would flood nearly every coastal city around the world [source: U.S.…