Governance, Security, Migration, Law, Policy

World population likely to surpass 11 billion in 2100


Socially just adaptation to climate change

Global governance — the rise of non-state actors    

Bad governance has accentuated the environment crisis

Exploring climate change and disaster governance issues

Transboundary water governance and climate change adaptation

An opportunity for Governance Reform or another layer of Dysfunction?

Institutional Vulnerability and Governance of Disaster Risk Reduction: Macro, Meso and Micro Scale Assessment

Ethical principles on DRR and people's resilience    Community early warning systems

Disaster risk governance - unlocking progress and reducing risk

Disaster policies and governance: promoting community resilience

How can local governance systems strengthen community resilience? A social-ecological systems approach

Governance through economic paradigms: addressing climate change by accounting for health

Turning the humanitarian system on its head: strengthening local capacity

Decentralised local governance and poverty reduction in post-1991 Ethiopia  

Post-disaster governance, complexity and network theory; evidence from Aceh, Indonesia after the Indonesian Ocean Tsunami 2004.

Disaster governance and vulnerability: the case of Chile


2014 Global humanitarian assistance report    The climate-nuclear nexus

Towards a safer world     Planning for the future: an emerging agenda

Climate extremes: recent trends with implications for national security

Warmer climate strongly affects human conflict and violence worldwide

Water scarcity is helping radicalze the Middle East

Livlihood Security    Natural Disasters: What is the Role for Social Safety Nets?

On climate, defense could preserve and protect, rather than kill and destroy

Comprehensive security of built structures

Toward a Safer World    Disasters and Displacement: Gaps in Protection 

Social Protection and Climate Resilience    Shelter from the storm?

Shifting Bases, Shifting Perils: Security implications of climate change in the OSCE region and beyond

European Forum for Urban Security - Security, Democracy for Cities

Mediterranean Civil Protection: programme at a glance

Disaster risk management and Australian, Japanese and US Defence forces

Nontraditional security challenges in india

Project on internal displacement     Conflict, climate change and politics

Climate change and conflict: findings and lessons learned from 5 case studies in 7 countries

Migration, Relocation & Internal Displacement:

World Happiness Report

Global Report on Internal Displacement 2018

The next migrant wave    Preventive Resettlement of Populations at Risk of Disaster

Guidance on protecting people from disasters and environmental change through planned relocation 

Climate displacement:   

Vulnerability and climate change induced human displacement

The slow onset effects of climate change and human rights protection for cross-border migrants

Climate change, migration and the 2030 agenda for sustainable development    Where the rain falls

Climate change, migration, and conflict - addressing complex crisis scenarios in the 21st Century

Climate change driving population shifts to urban areas

Displacement on the global climate change agenda    What will happen with climate refugees?

UNHCR, the environment and climate change    Human migration: the glaring omission of emissions

The effects of climate change on internal and international migration: implications for developing countries

Experts warn governments to plan for climate change migrants

Human rights, climate change and cross-border displacement

Vulnerable nations urged to craft climate migration policy  

Policy Options to Support Climate-Induced Migration 

Migration Due to Climate Change Demands Attention    Should the UNFCCC recognize climate migrants?

Migration as an adaptation strategy to climate change    Climate-induced migration creates perils, possibilities

Migration, climate change and the environment    Climate migrants risk more harm in new surroundings

New interational rights standard for climate displaced people

With climate change, heat more than natural disasters will drive people away

Disasters, displacement, and climate change: new evidence and common challenges facing the north and the south

Migration and natural resource scarcity within the context of climate variability in West Africa    The Sahel

Addressing climate change and migration in Asia and the Pacific

Indonesia: Livlihood adlustments to climate changes and foreign migrant worker

Climate-threatened Soloman Islanders prepare for evacuation

Sea level rise and the Freely Associated States: addressing environmental migration under the compacts of free association

Climate change and migration in Bangladesh    Heat, not flood, causes Pakistani's to migrate

Bangaladesh: 5 key actions for ensuring rights of climate displaced people

Climate played big role in Vikings' disappearance from Greenland

Displacement from other causes:

Climate Change and Migration: Rethinking Policies for Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction

Human mobility in the Sendai framework for DRR    Natural disasters and human mobility

Guidelines to protect migrants in countries experiencing conflict or natural disasters

Migration and Global Environmental Change

Disaster-related displacement risk: measuring the risk and addressing its drivers    Mobility and DRR

People displaced by disasters: global estimates 2015

Natural disasters forced 20 million from their homes in 2014   The state of environmental migration 2014

2014 global estimates of people displaced by disaster

World disasters report 2012 - focus on forced migration and displacement 

Global estimates 2011: people displaced by natural hazard-induced disasters

The State of Environmental Migration 2010    42 million displaced by sudden natural disasters in 2010   

Mega-disasters and urbanisation spur spike in displacement

Linking human mobility, disasters, and DRR      Population mobility and DRR

The forced migration of the population of Manan Island PNG, due to volcanic eruptions 2004-2005

Spatial data potential for resettlement programmes in local communities vulnerable to debri-flow disasters

Focus on migration: how best to rebuild after disaster    Compendium of IOM actvities in DRR and Resilience

Focus on migration:  disaster plans should minimize relocations   

Targeting in urban displacement contexts    Urban planning following humanitarian crises
Migrants and natural disasters: national law, policy and practices in the Americas

Environmental migration in Brazil: current context and systemic challenges    

Environmental migration in Morocco    Wikileaks, drought and Syria

Norway, Switzerland in push to protect 'environmental refugees'

Labour Migration as a Response Strategy to Water Hazards in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas

Law & Policy:

The checklist on law and DRR     The handbook on law and DRR    Disaster law in Southeast Asia

Damage caused by tsunami is an insurable risk, rules high court

Effective law and regulation for disaster risk reduction

The Oso landslide: disaster management law in the space age

A study on strengthening legal preparedness for international disaster response (Italy)

The relationship between human rights and DRR revisited: bringing the legal perspective intoo the discussion  

Disaster law programme    Better laws, safer communities?

The Global Climate Legislation Study

Should international refugee law accomodate climate change?

Environmental legislation for disaster risk management     Eradicating ecocide

Environmental justice: a criminological perspective

The fighting has begun over who owns land drowned by climate change

Disaster laws    Fact sheet: DRR legislation   Law and disaster risk reduction at the community level

International Disaster Response Laws, Rules and Principles (IDRL) Programme

Humanitarian crises, emergency preparedness and response: the role of business and the private sector

IDRL in Haiti    IDRL in Nepal   Analysis of legislation related to DRR in the Dominican Republic  

Analysis of legislation related to DRR in Brazil    Analysis of legislation related to DRR in South Africa

Beyond the Disaster: A Call for Japanese Leadership in International Disaster Response Law

Ethical Principles relating to Disaster Risk Reduction and contributing to People’s Resilience to Disasters

Disaster risk management in post-2015 policy frameworks

Eradicating Ecocide     Disasters in Africa: the case for legal preparedness

Exploring politicaland socio-economic drivers of transformational climate policy - Ethiopia

The impact of law on adaptation in the private sector

Guide to the 2010 HAP Standard in accountability and quality standard


Tackling the World Water Crisis: reshaping the Future of Foreign Policy

Instituting Integration: comparative groundwater law and policy  

Water Policy and Law in the Mediterranean    Water pacts  re-examined amid Arab Spring

The laws of global warming: how to regulate geo-engineering efforts to fight climate change

New global policy effort to tackle crisis of plastic litter in oceans

Bangladesh: legal and Institutional arrangements - framework guidebook

The role of land policies and laws for environmental migration in Kenya