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Stay or go? As weather gets wilder, states across Philippines urged to prepare for displacement

Updated : May 17, 2019 10:09 AM IST

Figures released by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) in Geneva on Thursday showed disasters had caused an average of 2.4 crore new displacements each year since 2008, more than three times the number for conflict and violence.
In a report, the IDMC said extreme weather accounted for more than 87 percent of all disaster displacement, warning the problem was likely to get worse.
Stay or go? As weather gets wilder, states across Philippines urged to prepare for displacement
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