Harnessing Migration for Climate Resilience: A Case for Robust Policies in South Asia

By Purnima Joshi
Migration has been an intrinsic part of human history, driven by factors such as climate shifts, economic opportunities, conflict, and societal changes. South Asia, home to the first human settlers out-of-Africa, is a densely populated sub-region occupying 3% of the world’s total area housing 21% of the world’s ..


Inadequacy of the newly operationalised Loss and Damage Fund a Huge Disappointment for South Asia

By Rushati Das
I remember the historic high note on which COP27 at Sharm El-Sheikh concluded with the last-minute establishment of the Loss and Damage Fund, last year.


Participatory Research on Climate-induced Migration and Displacement

Download Here “Climate change is having devastating impacts on communities’ lives, livelihoods and food security across South Asia. Its consequences are so severe that it is increasingly contributing to migration, and this incidence is likely to escalate much more in the years to come as climate change impacts become more serious.” According to ICMD’s latest […]


Roadmap to a Framework for the Protection of climate migrants

Download Here Climate-related displacement and distress migration are real.The world is a dangerous place at current levels of warming. Cyclones are striking with fiercer intensity, glaciers are melting, and stories of floods and droughts abound. The poor, especially in developing countries, are suffering these impacts and paying a heavy price. Many among them get displaced […]


Addressing Climate Change Induced Displacement and Migration in Bangladesh

Download Here The impacts of climate change are causing a rise in displacement and, migration globally. This has become one of the key development challenges for countries particularly those vulnerable to climate change impacts. A staggering number of people are displaced or forced to migrate for survival due to climatic events such as drought, river […]


Climate migrants pushed to the brink

Download Here The world is facing an unprecedented climate emergency. Climate change is impacting the world’s poor adversely, destroying livelihoods and rendering them homeless. People are being displaced and are being forced to move out of their homes. This is the situation when average temperatures have already increased by 1.1°C in 2019, compared to preindustrial […]


Invisible women:A gender analysis of climate-induced migration in South Asia

Download Here Climate change is disrupting traditional livelihoods, forcing millions of people worldwide to consider alternative options. These disruptions do not affect women and men, boys and girls equally. The options available to people are also not equal. While circular migration — within countries and regions — has long been a practice of livelihood security, […]


Climate Change and Health Impacts

Fossil Fuels, Climate Change and Health Climate change is the greatest health challenge of the 21st century. It threatens our air, food, water, shelter, and security – the basics on which human life depends. This is because -through its effects on air quality, food and water security – climate change induced heat waves, floods, storms, […]


Climate Induced Displacement & Migration in South Asia

By 2050, more than 200 million people will be forced to flee their homes due to climate change. Climate change has contributed to melting ice sheets, rising sea levels, and desertification. It has led to more frequent and stronger weather-related extremes such as storms, floods, droughts, and wildfires. Threats to people’s lives, physical and mental […]


Climate-Induced Migration and Displacement in Bangladesh

Download Here Bangladesh has a unique topography. Situated on the Bay of Bengal Bangladesh’s topography and geographical location make it particularly vulnerable to extreme weather events including floods, cyclones and sea level rise. Its vulnerability is caused not only by its biophysical factors , but also its socio-economic factors such as high dependence on agriculture, […]


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