Enhancing protection and empowerment of migrants and communities affected by climate change and disasters in the Pacific region

Duration: February 2019 – July 2022
Budget: US$5,308,945 (UNTFHS: $2,017,120; Pooled Funding: $3,291,825)
Implementing Agencies: IOM, ESCAP, ILO, OHCHR Partners: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and the Platform on Disaster Displacement

This multi-country programme aims to establish a regional framework and to strengthen community-based solutions for addressing the multi-faceted challenges posed by climate insecurity in the Pacific region, focusing on climate-induced and disaster-related migration, displacement and planned relocation.


Programme summary

Programme Update March 2021

Programme Update November 2020

Fact sheet

Press release of the launching event

The High-level Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on Migration and Climate Change:

A focus on Small Island Developing States (26 September 2019) [concept note] [Press release]

Knowledge platform

Article How Climate Change Affects the Pacific on the Migration Data Portal