Reports

Summary of the panel discussion on human rights, climate change, migrants and persons displaced across international borders - Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (A/HRC/37/35)

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Informe del Taller regional para el desarrollo de Lineamientos y/o Guía de prácticas para la protección de personas desplazadas entre fronteras en el contexto de desastres

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In recent years, many countries in South America have experienced a wide variety of disasters caused by natural hazards, such as floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and landslides, and exacerbated by the adverse effects of climate change. This is the case of the devastating earthquake that affected Chile in 2010 or the heavy rains and floods that affected much of the Bolivian territory in 2014.

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Reducing displacement risk in the Greater Horn of Africa

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The thematic report presents the first baseline for displacement risk associated with sudden-onset disasters in the countries of the Greater Horn of Africa with the ultimate aim of reducing future displacement risk. As sudden-onset natural hazards, primarily floods, caused more than 600,000 new displacements in 2016 in the Greater Horn of Africa, this report is very timely.

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

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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. 

 

 

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Evidencing the Impacts of the Humanitarian Crisis in Southern Madagascar on Migration, and the Multisectorial Linkages that Drought-induced Migration has on the Other Sectors of Concern

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The greater south of Madagascar, known as the "Grand Sud (Great South)", is characterized by alternating periods of rain and drought. This situation was exacerbated by the effects of El Niño in 2015 and led to a major food crisis and played a crucial role in initiating migration in the region. 

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