Global & Disaster Medicine

Extreme weather events displaced a record 7,000,000 people from their homes during the first six months of this year

NYT

“…..floods, landslides, cyclones and other extreme weather events temporarily displaced more people in the first half of this year than during the same period in any other year...….”

IDMC’s mid-year figures reveal the most significant new internal displacements associated with conflict, violence and disasters around the world between January and June 2019. The report serves as an important temperature gauge of global displacement halfway through the year, looking ahead to the trends and patterns expected in the months to come.

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