The first comprehensive analysis, “At the Root of Exodus: Food security, conflict and international migration,” explores the role that food security and other factors play in compelling cross-border migration.
Insurance companies that pay out directly to farmers are still few and far between in many developing countries, and they mainly serve commercial farmers because the poorest cannot afford to pay premiums.
UNICEF's emergency plans are set to support up to 40,000 people for three months with health care, water, sanitation and education along border areas and to help host communities cope with the influx of refugees.
The last quarter century has seen an overwhelming shift in frequency, scale and magnitude of humanitarian emergencies. Record request will provide assistance to those affected by conflict and the El-Niño event.
As the number of migrant deaths worldwide continues to rise, IOM’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded 23 per cent more migrant deaths during the first half of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015.