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La Prensa Cambio climático causará el traslado de 28 mil gunas (Spanish)
More Assistance Needed from Bangladesh Government for Displaced Communities
HLP Rights in Post-Disaster Settings
DS has released a new short film drawing attention to the current effects of global warming on individuals and communities around the world. More and more people today are being displaced by changing weather patterns, rising sea levels, flooding, droughts, extreme temperatures and storms. This is not in the future, this is happening now. If we are serious about addressing climate displacement, land will need to be identified, allocated and accessed by everyone who needs it. You can help by: Sharing this video on your social networks. Advocating for the rights of climate displaced communities. Reducing your carbon footprint. [embed width="100%" height="500"]https://www.youtube.com/embed/po0vxVNhyVk[/embed]...
Article in Panama's La Prensa discussing the findings of the DS report The Peninsula Principles in Action: Climate Change and Displacement in the Autonomous Region of Gunayala, Panama.
Displacement Solutions and Young Power in Social Action Urge Bangladesh Government to do More to Assist Climate Displaced Communities Displacement Solutions (DS) recently completed its fourth visit to Bangladesh in conjunction with its Bangladesh Climate Displacement and HLP Rights Initiative. Working closely with Young Power in Social Action (YPSA), DS met with a range of senior Government officials and representatives including Sree Nani Gopal Mondol, Member of Parliament, Khulna-1, Dr. S M Munjurul Hannan Khan, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forest and Mr. Mohammad Abdul Wazed, Director General, Disaster Management Bureau, urging the Government do be more pro-active in its efforts to protect the HLP rights of climate affected communities throughout the country. In addition, DS and YPSA discussed the climate displacement crisis in Bangladesh with senior media figures, academics, UN officials and other stakeholders to discuss the work that DS and YPSA have undertaken on climate displacement to date and to advocate for a rights based approach to developing and implementing solutions for climate displaced persons. In response to these discussions, DS was directly requested by a number of senior Government officials to provide further technical expertise and cooperation in resolving climate displacement across the country. In response, DS…...