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.
El presente estudio ofrece analizar la relación migración - cambio climático, en el ámbito territorial de los municipios de Bolpebra del departamento de Pando y San Ignacio de Moxos, Santa Ana del Yacuma del departamento de Beni.
This Toolbox is intended to complement the Guidance for Protecting People from Disasters and Environmental Change through Planned Relocations, which was developed by UNHCR, the Brookings Institution and Georgetown University through a series of multi-stakeholder meetings between 2011 and 2015.
The contributors present empirical and theoretical insights on current debates on environmental change, adaptation and migration. While focusing on countries subject to environmental degradation, it calls for a regional perspective that recognises local actors and a systematic link between development studies and migration research.
As climate change and extreme weather events increasingly threaten traditional landscapes and livelihoods of entire communities the need to study its impact on human migration and population displacement has never been greater.