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Report Blames Man, Not Nature, for Disaster-related Displacement

A new report largely blames man-made factors for most disaster-related displacement. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Center of the Norwegian Refugee Council reports more than 19.3 million people in 100 countries were forced to flee their homes in 2014 because of natural disasters, such as floods, storms and earthquakes. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Center report finds an average of 22.5 million people have been displaced by climate or weather-related disasters each year since...

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