Human Mobility

Women carrying water pots on their heads, India
People fleeing extreme weather events such as drought are more vulnerable to forced labour than those migrating after floods and cyclones, report finds.
To support an effective implementation process, this report reviews existing policies and legal instruments on regional and national level governing migration in the context of disasters, climate change and environmental degradation.
A young boy walking across a refugee camp in Syria.
Recent years have seen a surge in people being displaced by disasters – often within their own countries. In 2020 alone, weather- and climate-related events led to more than 30 million people worldwide being displaced within their country.
GRID 2022  The Global Report on Internal Displacement
IDMC's Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) is the world’s leading source of data and analysis on internal displacement. The 2022 edition includes a special focus on internally displaced children and youth.
GRID 2022
The number of people living in internal displacement around the world reached a record 59.1 million at the end of 2021, up from 55 million a year earlier.
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This report summarises the key issues that emerged from the Regional Policy Dialogue, organized under the Pacific Climate Change Migration and Human Security (PCCM-HS) programme over the period September to November 2020.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Kingdom of Netherlands, and the Government of South Sudan have launched a new project to address climate change concerns in South Sudan’s Jonglei State.
In this episode of the podcast Fixing Aid, host Alae Ismail explores if aid responses could be improved if the forced displacements of the future were more accurately predicted.