Thursday, 22 March 2018

Climate Change: In Sub-Saharan Africa, 86 million are expected to be displaced

Source: "Climate change soon to cause movement of 140m people, World Bank warns", The Guardian, 19th March 2018, by Fiona Harvey

Fiona Harvey reported, "Tens of millions in three regions of the developing world expected to migrate before 2050 unless environment is improved. (...) The World Bank examined three regions, which between them account for 55% of the developing world’s population. In sub-Saharan Africa, 86 million are expected to be internally displaced over the period; in south Asia, about 40 million; and in Latin America, 17 million. (...)"

Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/mar/19/climate-change-soon-to-cause-mass-movement-world-bank-warns