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Human mobility in the context of climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa: Trends and basic recommendations for development cooperationDeutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2019This paper provides an overview of what is actually known about the relationship between climate change and human mobility in West, East and Southern Africa – the most affected regions of Sub-Saharan Africa. Although there is a general lack of data on “climate migration”, trends can be deduced from the growing number of case studies and research projects.Document
Status of gender, vulnerabilities and adaptation to climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya : impacts and implications for livelihoods, and sustainable mountain developmentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The overarching recognition in all the literature is that climate change will have huge and largely detrimental impacts on vulnerable communities, and that gender will be a defining feature in shaping individuals’ experiences of adverse circumstances.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017This CDKN Essentials summarises recommendations on the appropriateness of, and best practices for, urban resettlement and relocation as a response to disaster risk.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2017The concept of urban resilience is increasingly being used to describe the attributes of the urban system that are needed to deal with environmental disasters, conflict and financial crises.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2017The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam is one of the six pilot countries of the European Union-funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project.Document
Assessing the evidence: opportunities and challenges of migration in building resilience against climate change in the Republic of MauritiusInternational Organization for Migration, 2016The World Risk Report (UNU, 2015) ranks the Republic of Mauritius seventh among the 15 most exposed countries to natural hazards, namely sea-level rise, cyclones and floods; and thirteenth among 171 countries for its disaster risk.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2016On one hand, environmental and climatic factors account for migration to Morocco from sub-Saharan and movements out of and within the country, especially to the major coastal cities; and on the other hand, they also put further pressure on natural resources in the most part of rural areas.DocumentFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2016This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing sea-level rise and its impacts, and then, in turn, their relationship and interaction with the criteria of statehood, human rights and mobility.DocumentNorwegian Refugee Council, 2016With global temperatures breaking new records and an average of at least 21.5 million people already being displaced each year by the impact and threat of climate-related hazards, it is time to ratchet up efforts to mitigate, adapt to and prepare for ever greater displacement risk.DocumentCARE International, 2016Global temperatures have now risen approximately 1°C above pre-industrial levels. This has already led to significant climatic changes in many places on the planet, thus, challenging food and nutrition security by reducing the productivity of agriculture and negatively affecting small-scale food producers.