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- DocumentInternal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2016The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) raised the prospect of significant displacement and migration as major human impacts of global warming as early as 1990. Research on the issue has grown exponentially since, and its importance is increasingly recognised in international discourse, policy and action emanating from the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2016Some credible recommendations on how to manage climate-induced migration and displacement have emerged in recent years, yet overall, the international policy response is incomplete. In particular, there is no comprehensive international framework or set of national policy instruments for addressing climate-induced migration (whether ‘forced’ or ‘voluntary’) where extensive risk is increasing.DocumentBanco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2016Migration is one of the strategies used by populations to adapt to natural shocks and also to respond to economic policies. Climate change will probably have an impact on the productivity of factors and on the health of the population of the Latin America and Caribbean region, triggering migrations.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2015Among the extreme weather occurrences in Mauritius, there are three that have directly impacted communities: tropical cyclones, flash floods and sea-level rise. Other related observed phenomena are droughts, landslides, forest fires, coral bleaching and wave surges.Document
Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 2The Nansen Initiative, 2015Companion for volime of annexes to accompany Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 1.Document
Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 1The Nansen Initiative, 2016Forced displacement related to disasters, including the adverse effects of climate change (disaster displacement), is a reality and among the biggest humanitarian challenges facing States and the international community in the 21st century.OrganisationState-led consultative process to build consensus on a protection agenda addressing the needs of people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.Document
Human rights, climate change and cross-border displacement: the role of the international human rights community in contributing to effective and just solutions2015This policy report seeks to clarify what UN bodies can and should do to begin to safeguard human rights against the effects of climate change, including in the context of human displacement.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2015This national assessment brings together existing evidence on the migration, environment and climate change nexus in Papua New Guinea (PNG).DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2015Drawing from research in rural north-western Benin, this policy brief looks at the effect of migration on the in-land fisheries subsector. It emphasizes the need for effective participation of all stakeholders in the management of natural resources to improve livelihoods in the region facing population growth and climate variability.