We exist to challenge the lack of long-term strategies to support and protect people at risk of displacement linked to environmental change

The UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition is an alliance of refugee, human rights, development and environmental organisations. We believe the rights of affected communities must be central to the discussion of how this issue is addressed. We want to make the voices of affected communities and civil society central to the debate.

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    Moving Stories: Pakistan. The voices of people who moved during flooding

    Moving Stories: Pakistan. The voices of people who moved during flooding

    20th January 2015

    This article was produced as part of our Moving Stories project. “I go to get registered [as an IDP] and they dismiss me. I don't want to live here. I don't want my children out on the streets. In my village I have little but I look after my family. They throw food at me like I am a beggar. I hav...

    Image problem: are we using the wrong photographs to illustrate migration and climate change?

    Image problem: are we using the wrong photographs to illustrate migration and climate change?

    14th January 2015

    Finding photos to illustrate stories about migration and climate change is difficult. It’s easy to choose images that don’t accurately represent the kind of human movement being talked about. Or that paint migrants and refugees as a threat. Here are some pitfalls and suggestions of finding the r...

    Podcast and briefing paper: climate and migration – how are they linked?

    Podcast and briefing paper: climate and migration - how are they linked?

    12th January 2015

    In December we worked with IOM and COMPAS to put on the event Climate change and migration: how are they linked? A Podcast of the event is now available online. Dina Ionesco (IOM) and Alex Randall (COIN / UKCCMC) discuss some of the key issues around migration and climate change. Dina initial...

    How Should Refugee and Migration NGOs Work on Climate Change Issues?

    How Should Refugee and Migration NGOs Work on Climate Change Issues?

    17th December 2014

    This blog was first published on the Translocal Resilience blog Should refugee and migration NGOs be involved in responding to climate change? How can these groups be involved in advocacy on the issue? And what (if anything) should be advocated for? These questions do not have simple answers, but...

    Trapped Populations – Hostages of Climate Change and other stories

    Trapped Populations – Hostages of Climate Change and other stories

    12th November 2014

    Get our round up in your inbox. Sign up on the front page. Trapped Populations – Hostages of Climate Change "When a natural disaster strikes, people are sometimes left with no choice but to leave the areas affected. Yet, for some, even this option might not exist. While many could be uprooted ...

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