With one person out of seven in the world on the move, human mobility is a global dynamic that contributes to shaping the social, cultural and economic life of people, communities and societies. IOM is working to highlight its relevance for the post-2015 Disaster Risk Reduction agenda, as a key determinant of hazard exposure, vulnerability and resilience.
International Organization for Migration
Climate change and environmental degradation are predicted to displace millions of people in the coming years, either directly or indirectly. This will lead to situations wherein the human rights of such populations could be threatened.