Nearly 32 million people displaced by climate and weather disasters in 2012

In 2012, 31.752m people were displaced by climate and weather disasters, according to figures gathered by Norway’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

That’s around half the UK population – think of half your town or village being made homeless and desperately needing to find somewhere to go, and then multiply that by every town and village in the UK.

It’s pretty unthinkable, but that’s the reality.
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