Global Focus

Brazil: Climate and Sustainability Interventions

Climate change is a significant risk multiplier that is contributing to displacement and protection needs. Over the past ten years, 93% of Brazilian municipalities have been affected by some type of natural disaster related to extreme events. Floods have the most devastating effects, including loss of human life, damage to property and infrastructure, and destruction of crops and livestock.

Against this background, UNHCR in Brazil is prioritizing environmental actions to reduce the long-lasting impacts of climate change on natural resources that directly affect displaced and host communities. These programmes also aim to raise environmental awareness among refugees and host communities and mitigate UNHCR operations’ ecological footprint.

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Global Appeal 2024

A group of four people, three children and one man sit in the shade. The man helps the youngest child to drink from a cup.

 

 

The lives of millions have been torn apart by trauma, conflict, persecution, insecurity or human rights violations, and over 130 million people are expected to be forcibly displaced or stateless by the end of 2024.

From 17 displacement situations to detailed plans for 50+ country operations, the urgent call for investment is louder than ever, with budgeted needs of $10.622 billion for 2024.

The Global Appeal provides information about UNHCR’s plans for the coming year and the funding it needs to protect, assist and empower a record number of forcibly displaced and stateless people, and to help them find solutions to their situations.

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