Innovative Solutions to Ameliorating Impacts on Climate Migrants


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The United Nations (UN) report last week that warned about "climate apartheid" is just one of the series of warnings about the effects of climate change.

According to the UN, millions in economic and social disadvantaged positions will be the ones that are going to be the most affected by climate change. Not only do they need to flee their homes in case of natural disaster and climate change, but they also have very little legal protection.

Mia Swart, producer with the Public Liberties and Human Rights Centre at Al Jazeera, writes about climate-friendly towns in Bangladesh and building sea walls in Japan.

Considering the devastating effects of natural disasters, such as coastal flooding and erosion in Bangladesh's Dhaka, and earthquake and tsunamis in Japan, both countries are working to alleviate and prevent possible situations that can devastatingly affect its residents.

Swart shares how Dhaka-based International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCD) is working making this process easier for migrants by working to create "climate-resilient, migrant-friendly" towns. And how the Japanese plan to rebuild the city centres on resilience. Read the Entire Article


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