The influx of millions of Syrian refugees into Turkey has rapidly changed the population distribution along the Dead Sea Rift and East Anatolian fault zones. In contrast to other countries in the Middle East where refugees are accommodated in camp environments, the majority of displaced individuals in Turkey are integrated into local cities, towns, and villages – placing stress on urban settings and increasing potential exposure to strong earthquake shaking. Yet, displaced populations are often unaccounted for in the census based population models used in earthquake casualty estimations.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Madhya Pradesh Vs Narmada Bachao Andolan & Others dated 03/03/2017 regarding compensation and rehabilitation for the oustees of Sardar Sarovar Project on river Narmada in various states including Madhya Pradesh.

Floods in Zimbabwe have killed 246 people and left nearly 2,000 homeless since December, according to the government.

The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF)-Agar faction Nonday said the committees representing the water dams affected population has joined the rebel umbrella pointing the move comes within the framewor

Poverty in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is reducing, but the concentration of extreme poverty in fragile states is likely to increase, according to a new report published by the Financial Sector Deepening Africa in partnership with Mercy Corps.

This document provides a synthesis of the findings from an investigation of tenure risk in East, West, and Southern Africa.

Over 150 families from Mtauchila Village Tradional Authority Pemba in Salima have been displaced by massive floods from the nearby Lifidzi River which have destroyed dwelling homes, crops and the r

The Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development publishes the "Regions Adapt 2016" report.

Lima - Floods and landslides in Peru have killed 15 people and displaced more than 36 000 this month, authorities said on Monday.

At least 10 million people globally do not have citizenship of any country, according to the UN. Without nationality, stateless people cannot vote and can find it difficult or impossible to gain access to healthcare, education and employment.

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