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27 Nov 2012 description
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Doha, 27 November 2012 ─ For the world’s most vulnerable communities, loss and damage related to climate change is a reality today. A new study draws evidence of loss and damage from five case studies conducted in Bangladesh, Bhutan, The Gambia, Kenya, and Micronesia. The findings provide empirical insights into the limits of adaptation and the costs of unmitigated climate change. The study reveals that, in all five countries, affected communities suffered from loss and damage despite undertaking coping and adaptation measures.

06 Dec 2011 description

Sécurité alimentaire: le changement climatique, les migrations et les conflits au Sahel

Déclaration conjointe du Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement, de l'Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations, du Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires, de l'Université des Nations Unies et du Comité permanent Inter-Etats de Lutte contre la Sécheresse dans le Sahel

Les évolutions du climat ont déjà un impact sur les moyens d'existence et la sécurité alimentaire dans le Sahel et en Afrique de l'Ouest

06 Dec 2011 description

Changes in Climate Trends Impacting Livelihoods and Food Security in the Sahel and West Africa

A new study has found that the impacts of changing climatic conditions on the availability of natural resources, combined with population growth and weak governance, have led to greater competition over scarce resources and to changing migration patterns in the region.

Joint study calls for major investments in climate change adaptation to reduce the risk of conflict and forced migration