It is important from an IOM’s perspective to support all environmental migrants, and in particular displaced persons who have specific assistance and protection needs; and this independently of the trigger, whether its is climate related as with the floods in Pakistan in the summer 2010 or geophysical as with the earthquake in Haiti on 12 January 2010.

It is important from an IOM’s perspective to support all environmental migrants, and in particular displaced persons who have specific assistance and protection needs; and this independently of the trigger, whether its is climate related as with the floods in Pakistan in the summer 2010 or geophysical as with the earthquake in Haiti on 12 January 2010.