Mar 26, 2018
In 2017, a devastating Atlantic hurricane season struck regions of the United States and the Caribbean, imperiling large populations who now face a long road to recovery in the aftermath. On a global scale, population shifts in the past year, driven by environmental, political, economic, and social factors, have been sweeping. Short-term displacements in US coastal regions and the Caribbean followed in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar accumulated an astonishing figure of more than half a billion refugees who relocated long-term to camps and settlements elsewhere.