Addressing Internal Displacement in the Context of Climate Change

Author: 
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
Publisher: 
IDMC
Type of Publication: 
Status: 
Free
Language of Publication: 
English
Year of Publication: 
2021

 

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Internal displacement in the context of climate change is particularly challenging to identify and monitor. But evidence is beginning to emerge from an increasing number of cases around the world that both confirm that displacement is rising and that point to ways to address it. A first step in addressing internal displacement in the context of climate change is to better understand its drivers, triggers and impacts. With this in mind, IDMC has been developing a typology of such displacement events, a framework that enables their in-depth analysis as well as the identification of options to prevent and respond in a more systematic manner. This report is an introduction to this framework.