A waterlogged street in Dhaka in July. Bangladesh is particularly affected by flooding and crop failures, accounting for almost half of a World Bank report’s predicted climate migrants. Photo: AFP A waterlogged street in Dhaka in July. Bangladesh is particularly affected by flooding and crop failures, accounting for almost half of a World Bank report’s predicted climate migrants. Photo: AFP
A waterlogged street in Dhaka in July. Bangladesh is particularly affected by flooding and crop failures, accounting for almost half of a World Bank report’s predicted climate migrants. Photo: AFP

Climate change could see 200 million people leave their homes by 2050, World Bank report finds

  • The report found that water scarcity, decreasing crop productivity and rising sea levels could lead to millions of ‘climate migrants’
  • In the most climate-friendly scenario, the world could still see 44 million people being forced to leave their homes, the report found

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A waterlogged street in Dhaka in July. Bangladesh is particularly affected by flooding and crop failures, accounting for almost half of a World Bank report’s predicted climate migrants. Photo: AFP A waterlogged street in Dhaka in July. Bangladesh is particularly affected by flooding and crop failures, accounting for almost half of a World Bank report’s predicted climate migrants. Photo: AFP
A waterlogged street in Dhaka in July. Bangladesh is particularly affected by flooding and crop failures, accounting for almost half of a World Bank report’s predicted climate migrants. Photo: AFP
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