Madagascar is one of the most climate-affected countries in the world. This has increasingly significant impacts on population movement. The support provided by IOM Development Fund aims to address challenges in Madagascar and other countries in the region related to the increased frequency of extreme weather events.
Panel 3. Adverse effects of climate change and natural disasters as drivers of migration
This panel will explore ways that i) minimize the adverse effects of environmental degradation, climate change and disasters on migration and ensure effective preparedness and response mechanisms, while harnessing the potential benefits of safe, orderly and regular migration, and ii) link relevant international migration, climate change, environment humanitarian and development policy framewkrs to ensure complementarity and coherence in addressing climate change, hazard-related risks and associated migration pressures at the global, regional and national levels.
Join six women from Udayapur as they visit the epicentre of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake, learning from the experience of women there and sharing how they prepare their families and communities for disaster.