29 September 2022

Climate change and migration: Pakistan at the forefront

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More than 1500 dead, 12 thousand injured and 30 million internally displaced – Pakistan is facing its biggest humanitarian crisis in 75 years, caused by unusual weather phenomena worldwide. Why is this country, which is responsible for just one percent of global emissions, among the top ten countries most affected by climate change? And what conclusions can be drawn for climate-change-induced migration in the long run? Ayesha Qaisrani, ICMPD researcher guides you through this complex issue in an understandable way.