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Climate change, migration and Covid-19

By Climate Outreach on April 16, 2020

How does a city in lockdown deal with a sudden climate-driven disaster like a typhoon? The measures needed to cope with a sudden episode of displacement  – such as mass emergency shelters – are exactly the opposite of those required to contain the spread of Covid-19. Alex Randall explores how the coronavirus pandemic is colliding with current patterns of climate-linked migration and displacement.

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