World ‘officially entered the era of climate migration,’ says IOM. What to do for water stress regions ?
16 September 2023
What to do for water stress regions ? The director general-elect of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) called for “African countries are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate chan- urgent solutions to address climate change and ge, experiencing the dire impacts of the human mobility challenges because the world climate crisis including drought, flooding, has entered ". [...] The Summit is ahead of the Conference of Parties (COP28) slated for December in the United Arab Emirates “to unite the The Summit is the largest gathering of African African continent towards agreement on heads of state, ministers, UN agencies, humani- climate change impacts on human mobi- lity,” it said. [...] communities and economies, from fires, floods, landslides, and crop failures that may result,” The researchers found that more than a quarter of the world’s population could experience an additio- said Ramakrishna Nemani, senior scientist at nal month of severe heat stress each year compared BAERI and co-author of the study to the middle of the 20th century (1950-1979). [...] “Many of the summer crops grown in Kherson — such as corn, wheat, sunflower, tomatoes, and melons — are heavily reliant on irrigation.” In the two months since the Kakhovka dam was destroyed, the four inlets linking the reser- voir to the irrigation network have dried up. [...] Doğan YILDIZ Content : HPA Technical Unit – www.hidropolitikakademi.org Editor: Dursun Yıldız Design : ada Strateji Turkey The contents of the articles in this document is the sole responsibility of writers and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the HPA 8.