Beautiful Virgin Islands

Monday, Jul 22, 2024

Global Displacement Crisis: Record Numbers in 2023

In 2023, a record 117 million people were displaced worldwide due to war, natural disasters, and climate change, according to UN data. By early 2024, over 120 million people had been displaced. Victims like Muhumed in Kenya suffer as torrential rains destroy homes, forcing families into refugee camps. Displaced individuals fall into categories of refugees, internally displaced persons, and asylum seekers. Climate change exacerbates the situation, with countries like Sudan, Iran, and Turkey bearing significant burdens. Effective solutions, including climate-smart agriculture, are urgently needed.
In 2023, a record 117 million people were displaced worldwide due to war, natural disasters, and climate change, according to UN data.

This figure, which has doubled from a decade ago, continues to rise.

Dr. Leonie Ansems de Vries from King's College London explains that conflict, human rights abuses, and environmental degradation are primary causes of forced displacement.

By early 2024, over 120 million people had been displaced.

Victims like Muhumed in Kenya suffer as torrential rains destroy homes, forcing families into refugee camps.

Displaced individuals fall into categories: refugees, internally displaced persons, and asylum seekers.

In addition, climate change exacerbates the situation.

Andrew Harper of UNHCR emphasizes that changing climate conditions destroy livelihoods, raising tensions and causing further displacement.

Countries like Chad, Jordan, Ethiopia, and Kenya are hospitable despite having fewer resources.

Nations like Sudan, Iran, and Turkey bear significant burdens, hosting vast numbers of refugees.

Venezuela's economic collapse and healthcare breakdown forced people like Yosmary to seek refuge in Colombia.

The UNHCR's Manuel Marques Pereira highlights that displaced people often live in squalid conditions and are highly vulnerable to climate hazards.

By 2040, many host countries will face extreme climate-related risks.

Effective solutions, including climate-smart agriculture, are urgently needed.
Newsletter

Related Articles

Beautiful Virgin Islands
0:00
0:00
Close
Barrow's Sacred Heart Primary School Faces Long-Term Closure
German National Sentenced to Death in Belarus
Elon Musk's Companies Drop CrowdStrike After Global Windows 10 Outage
US Advises India on Russian Ties Amid Geopolitical Shifts
Trump Pledges to End Ukraine Conflict if Reelected
Global IT Outage Unveils Digital Vulnerabilities
Global IT Outage Sparks Questions About Financial Accountability
CrowdStrike Bug Affects 8.5 Million Windows Devices
Flights Resume After Major Microsoft Outage
US Criticizes International Court's Opinion on Israeli Occupation
CrowdStrike Update Causes Global IT Outage Due to Skipped Quality Checks
EU’s Patronizing Attitude Towards Africa Revealed
Netanyahu Denounces World Court Ruling on Israeli Occupation
Adidas Drops Bella Hadid Over Controversy
Global Outage Caused by CrowdStrike Update Impacts Millions
Massive Flight Cancellations Across the U.S. Due to Microsoft Outage
Global Windows Outage Causes Chaos Across Banks, Airlines, and More
Russia Accuses Ukraine of Using Chemical Weapons
UK's Flawed COVID-19 Planning Exposed by Inquiry
Ursula von der Leyen Wins Second Term as European Commission President
Police Officer Injured in Attack in Central Paris
Hulk Hogan absolutely tore it up at the RNC.
Paris is being "cleansed" of migrants and homeless people ahead of the Olympics.
Lamine Yamal arriving at his school after winning the Euros
Campaigners Urge UK Government to Block Shein's London IPO
UK Labour Government's Legislative Agenda
UK Labour Government to Regulate Powerful AI Models
Record Heat Temperatures in Ukraine Amid Power Crisis
UK Government Plans to Remove 92 Hereditary Peers from House of Lords
King Charles III Delivers Labour Government's First King's Speech
Officials Remove 'Disastrous' Label from Liz Truss's Mini-Budget
Keir Starmer Outlines Ambitious Plans for Government
Japan to Allocate $3.3 Billion to Ukraine Using Frozen Russian Assets
EU Parliament Condemns Hungarian PM's Russia Visit
FBI Struggles to Find Motive Behind Trump Shooting Incident
Kremlin Criticizes EU Rejection of Orban’s Ukraine Peace Proposal
Google and Microsoft Now Consume More Power Than Several Large Countries
Secret Service Criticized for Lack of Sniper Protection During Trump Shooting
US Senator Robert Menendez Found Guilty of Corruption
Deep Concerns about Political Violence as US Approaches Election Day
Trump Media Shares Surge Following Re-Election Bid Boost
The gunman who attempted to assassinate Donald Trump Saturday is 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks
Banksy's Influence on Port Talbot's Street Art Scene
Bodies of Two Men Found in Suitcases on Bristol Bridge, 24-Year-Old Arrested
Kate Middleton to Attend Wimbledon Men's Final Amid Cancer Recovery
Russia's Electronic Warfare Neutralizes Western Weapons in Ukraine
Trump Challenges Biden to Debate and Golf Match
Macron Accuses Israeli Minister of Election Interference
US Senator Highlights Weaknesses in Western Military Industry During Ukraine Conflict
George Clooney Urges Biden to Withdraw from Presidential Race
×