06 May 2019

Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters


Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Geneva, 13-17 May 2019 [info]
- See also the related activities planned by Platform for Disaster Displacement's at the GP19.


Climate Change, Conflict and Security Scan: Analysis of Current Thinking (ODI, April 2019) [text]

Communicating the Complexity of Displacement in a Changing Climate (UNHCR Innovation Service - Medium, March 2019) [text]

Double Vulnerability: The Humanitarian Implications of Intersecting Climate and Conflict Risk (ODI, March 2019) [access]
- Follow link for texts in English and French.

*"Imaginary Numbers of Climate Change Migrants?," Social Sciences, vol. 8, no. 5 (April 2019) [open access]

"Moving People in a Changing Climate: Lessons from Two Case Studies in Fiji," Social Sciences, vol. 8, no. 5 (April 2019) [open access]

Protecting the Environment in Humanitarian Responses to Population Displacement (UNEP, April 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Re-examining Typologies in Environmental Change and Population Displacement: Need for Contextual Understanding," Refugee Watch, nos. 51&52 (June-Dec. 2018) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 73.

The Role of Free Movement of Persons Agreements in Addressing Disaster Displacement: A Study of Africa (Platform on Disaster Displacement, May 2019) [text]

*"A Theoretical Framework for the Protection of Environmental Refugees in International Law," Transnational Human Rights Review, vol. 6 (2019) [full-text]

"Why Cyclone Idai is One of the Southern Hemisphere’s Most Devastating Storms," Nature, 26 March 2019 [text]


"Climate Change: How Global Warming Exacerbates Conflict," Displaced, Season 2 (IRC, April 2019) [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

Climate Change and Forced Migration (Kaldor Centre, April 2019) [access]
- Follow link for video.

"How Local Communities Can Build Resilience to Climate Change," Displaced, Season 2 (IRC, April 2019) [info]
- Follow link for podcast.


Climate Change and Migration: Predictions, Politics and Policy, Online Course (Climate & Migration Coalition) [access]
- Follow link for course page.


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Climate Change & Disasters (25 March 2019)

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