U.S. Midwest Floods Prompt Workers to Migrate


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US Midwest floods are prompting workers to migrate to safer ground, according to LinkedIn data. This report is by Sebastien Malo for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, with editing by Jason Fields.

The report is provided by The Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, covers climate change, humanitarian news, women's and LGBT rights, human trafficking and property rights. news.trust.org/climate.

For more information about climate refugees, a term which does not exist in international law, please visit the UNHCR.org website and read about Climate Change and Disaster Displacement. The focus? Families and communities forced to leave their homes in other nations and what is known as “Destination States.”

For video reports, lease visit TheYearsProject.org and see trailers on Climate Refugees. New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman uncovers why people are leaving their homes. If you are concerned about population movement due to climate effects and other factors such as diminishing agriculture yields, these videos are a must-see.

Music, "Nearing The End," by Neil Cross courtesy AudioBlocks.com. This podcast was produced by Climate Monitor Media, Inc.

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