The scale of internal displacement has risen to unprecedented levels. Over 40 million people are currently displaced by conflict inside their own countries, a number that represents 62 per cent of the total number of displaced persons worldwide. In addition, disasters displace an average of 26 million people annually.
Policies and Strategies
Vulnerability and resilience in households define the extent to which environmental change causes movement as well as the types of mobility that occur. Vulnerable households benefit from increased resilience – for example through facilitated remittances transfers - and information about expected changes in the environment.
Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change UNFCCC - Paris COP21,
Recommendations from the Advisory Group on Climate Change and Human Mobility (November 2015)