Climate change is an inexorable and contemporary threat with drastic impacts on the survival and living patterns of mankind. Pakistan has suffered the devastating impacts of natural disasters and climate change in the recent years, witnessing an earthquake in 2005 and heavy floods in 2010.
It has exacerbated  disasters, forcing people to flee their homes and seek shelter elsewhere, thus leading to a climate-induced migration. Climate change is also affecting agriculture and business sectors in Pakistan’s semi-arid regions, resulting in the migration of farmers and others from rural to urban areas.
The government needs  to formulate relevant policies and strategies to deal with climate-induced migrants and environmental refugees. The socio-economic and health problems faced by climate refugees and climate-induce migrants in Pakistan must also be addressed. Read More

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