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World Bank releases Groundswell Report

  • Published
    17th Sep, 2021

GS-III: Environment

  • Climate Change, Environmental Pollution

The World Bank recently released its updated Groundswell Report.

  • The updated report includes projections and analysis for three regions: East Asia and the Pacific, North Africa, and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. It builds on the novel and pioneering modeling approach of the previous World Bank Groundswell report from 2018, which covered Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Latin America.

Prelims question:

“Groundswell report”, seen in news recently, has been published by:

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Mains Question:

Climate change is a powerful driver of internal migration because of its impacts on people’s livelihoods and loss of livability in highly exposed locations. Discuss and suggest mitigation measures that India should take in this regard. (250 Words)


  • In the introduction, provide a brief overview of how climate change affects migration, you can show it using a flow chart.
  • Enumerate the regions in India that will be most affected by Climate change
  • Enumerate the effects that Internal migration will have.
  • List the steps taken by Government to ensure migrants face less problems
  • Suggest measures that should be taken to mitigate the harmful impacts that Internal migration will have
  • Conclusion

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