Environmental Change

Human Mobility, Disasters and Climate Change in Africa

Across the African continent, the adverse effects of climate change have intensified the frequency and severity of sudden and slow-onset hazards, such as droughts, desertification, water scarcity, rising sea levels, coastal erosion and flooding. Disasters and climate change increasingly interact with other drivers of population movement, resulting in disruptive patterns of human mobility.

High Level Virtual Launch: The Africa Climate Mobility Initiative - Shaping the Future of Mobility in Africa

The Africa Climate Mobility Initiative (ACMI) was oficially launched by the African Union Commission, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).