Climate Disasters Displace Millions Of People Worldwide

May 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Advocacy, Development and Climate Change, Disaster and Emergency, Disasters and Climate Change, Ecosystem Functions, Environment, Flood, Information and Communication, Land, Lessons, Migration, News, Publication, Rainfall, River, Urbanization, Vulnerability, Water, Weather

Guardian: More than 32 million people fled their homes last year because of disasters such as floods, storms and earthquakes – 98% of displacement related to climate change. Asia and west and central Africa bore the brunt. Some 1.3 million people were displaced in rich countries, with the US particularly affected. Floods in India and Nigeria accounted for 41% of displacement, according to the International Displacement Monitoring Centre and Norwegian Refugee Council
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Worst natural disasters of 2012 by numbers displaced – in pictures

MDG : Disaster-induced dispacement worldwide in 2012

Disaster-induced displacement worldwide in 2012 from the International Displacement Monitoring Centre and Norwegian Refugee Council
Photographer: iDMC/NRC



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