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  • Trapped?: Those Who Stay Put During Natural Hazards

    Trapped?: Those Who Stay Put During Natural Hazards

    Trapped?: Those Who Stay Put During Natural Hazards Credit: Elie Sergio / AFP  Itziri Gonzalez Barcenas  02 May 2024 According to IOM, the recent cyclone in Madagascar, a country “highly exposed to natural hazards [that] ranks among the top 10 of countries most vulnerable to climate change globally,” had devastating effects for an estimated 220,000…

  • ‘Continuum’ of Violence: Dangerous Migration Journeys Within the Darién Gap and Beyond

    ‘Continuum’ of Violence: Dangerous Migration Journeys Within the Darién Gap and Beyond

    ‘Continuum’ of Violence: Dangerous Migration Journeys Within the Darién Gap and Beyond Credit: Luis Acosta / AFP / Getty Images Itziri Gonzalez Barcenas  02 April 2024 In late February of this year, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) sought action to address the steady rise in sexual violence among migrant persons crossing the Darién Gap…

  • Accounting for Gender in Climate: Women are Disproportionately Impacted, Yet Powerful Agents

    Accounting for Gender in Climate: Women are Disproportionately Impacted, Yet Powerful Agents

    Accounting for Gender in Climate: Women are Disproportionately Impacted, Yet Powerful Agents Credit: Marcos Villalta / Save the Children Itziri Gonzalez Barcenas  08 March 2024 The effects of the triple planetary crisis – climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution – can be felt by everyone. However, the impacts are not equal. Research has found that…

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