Climate Change

Displacement burden on India due to extreme weather events

Natural disasters, primarily-extreme weather events, triggered the displacement of nearly 17.2 million worldwide in 2018. At 2.678 million, India recorded the maximum number of people displaced — that’s more than double the 1.3 million displaced in 2017.

 
Last Updated: Sunday 01 December 2019

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