This paper presents IOM’s efforts to support vulnerable and mobile communities affected by environmental hazards through disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) activities conducive to sustainable development.
This publication includes the report of a Conference on “Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration: Addressing Vulnerabilities and Harnessing Opportunities” held on the 19th of February 2008 in Geneva. The event was co-hosted by the Greek Chairmanship of the Human Security Network (... Read more
Migration offers a variety of articles presenting IOM’s current activities in the field of migration and other related topics which are implemented in various regions of the globe.
Published twice a year, Migration is an update on the Organization’s activities and international migration policy... Read more
Gradual and sudden environmental changes are resulting in substantial human movement and displacement, and the scale of such flows, both internal and cross-border, is expected to rise with unprecedented impacts on lives and livelihoods. Despite the potential challenge, there has been a lack of... Read more
The consequences of climate change for migration present humanity with an unprecedented challenge. Since the early 1990s, IOM has been active in the area of migration, climate change and the environment, and has carried out programmes to address this challenge in more than 40 countries in the... Read more
While the growing number of natural disasters requires a more strategic response, IOM's global commitment has positioned the organization as the leading agency in support of vulnerable and mobile populations affected by the impact of climate change.
Este informe se centra en los posibles futuros escenarios de cambio climático y desastres naturales así como de migración y desarrollo, en un empeño por concienciar sobre la situación y encontrar respuestas a los desafíos que ello plantea.
Le présent rapport met essentiellement l’accent sur les scénarios futurs possibles de changements climatiques, de catastrophes naturelles, de migrations et de développement, dans l’espoir de susciter une prise de conscience accrue et de trouver des réponses aux problèmes qui se profilent à l’... Read more
This report focuses on the possible future scenarios for climate change, natural disasters and migration and development, looking to increase awareness and find answers to the challenges that lie ahead.
Despite the growing awareness of the nexus between climate change and migration, the subject has not yet been explored empirically in a way that generates conclusive results. Climate change might increase migration as people need to search for a living elsewhere, but migration might as well... Read more