Shrinking Options: The Nexus Between Climate Change, Displacement and Security in the Lake Chad Basin

Author: 
Amali Tower
Publisher: 
Climate Refugees
Type of Publication: 
Status: 
Free
Language of Publication: 
English
Country: 
Cameroon
Chad
Niger
Nigeria
Year of Publication: 
2017

Access the publication

The Lake Chad crisis has now displaced 2.4 million people. The displacement is largely a result of the conflict with Boko Haram, but we wondered what impact climate change and the shrinking Lake Chad played in the crisis? Climate Refugees traveled to the Lake Chad Basin in July 2017 to find out.