Developing Indicators on Displacement for Disaster Risk Reduction

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) are working together in partnership with key governmental and non-governmental counterparts to develop a tested set of standard displacement-related metrics and indicators which will strengthen the ability of DRR actors to integrate displacement in their work.


Understanding the Linkages Between Migration, Environmental Degradation and Climate Change in Sri Lanka

Duration: 2 years (Sep 2020-Aug 2022)
Location: Sri Lanka
Funded by: IOM Development Fund
Lead Agency: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Partners: Ministry of Environment and State Ministry of National Security and Disaster Management

Addressing Drivers and Facilitating Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in the Contexts of Disasters and Climate Change in the IGAD Region

Location: IGAD Region (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda)
Coordinating Agency: International Organization for Migration - IOM 
Technical co-leads: IOM and ILO
Participating UN Organizations: IOM, ILO, UNOPS - PDD, UNHCR
Implementing Partners: Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), IGAD Climate Prediction and Application Centre (ICPAC)
Donor: Migration Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF)
Duration: 24 months 
The overall objective of the joint programme is to contribute to facilitating pathways for regular migration in the IGAD region and minimizing displacement risk in the context of climate change, environmental degradation and disasters in line with the vision and guiding principles of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM). In particular, the joint programme aims to improve regional and national migration governance in the context of the adverse impacts of climate change and environmental degradation through different actions that each address the relevant objectives of the GCM. 

[PCCMHS] Enhancing protection and empowerment of migrants and communities affected by climate change and disasters in the Pacific region

Duration: 3 years (2019-2021)
Location: Pacific Island Countries of Kiribati, Tuvalu, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Vanuatu and Fiji
Lead Agency: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Partners: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), International Labour Organization (ILO), Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS), Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD)

Regional Dialogue to Address Human Mobility and Climate Change Adaptation in the Eastern Caribbean

Location: Eastern Caribbean 
Executing Agency: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Partners: Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)
Donor: German Federal Foreign Office
Duration: 15 months

This 15-month project proposes to build a regional dialogue series in the Eastern Caribbean that will enhance governments' capacities to collect, analyse and utilize data on human mobility and vulnerability derived from environmental change. The initiative will support efforts to integrate human mobility in climate change strategies and will enable the development of evidence-based policies that strengthen the human security of vulnerable populations.