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Mass displacement and the challenge for urban resilience
A. Kirbyshire; E. Wilkinson; V. le Masson; P. Batra / Overseas Development Institute 2017
The concept of urban resilience is increasingly being used to describe the attributes of the urban system that are needed to deal with environmental disasters, conflict and financial crises. Large-scale, sudden population move...
Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Viet Nam
D.N. Anh; I. Leonardelli; A.A. Dipierri / International Organization for Migration 2017
The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam is one of the six pilot countries of the European Union-funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project. Drawing from an extensive number of sources,...
Listening to women and girls diplaced to urban Afghanistan
S. Schmeidl; D. Tyler / Norwegian Refugee Council 2015
Growing numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) live  in  informal  settlements  in  major  Afghan  urban  centres. Compared with other Afghans they are more likely to be non-literate, to ...
Assessing the evidence: opportunities and challenges of migration in building resilience against climate change in the Republic of Mauritius
S. Sobhee / International Organization for Migration 2016
The World Risk Report (UNU, 2015) ranks the Republic of Mauritius seventh among the 15 most exposed countries to natural hazards, namely sea-level rise, cyclones and floods; and thirteenth among 171 countries for its disaster risk. Ho...
Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Morocco
J. Tangermann; H.A. Bennani / International Organization for Migration 2016
On one hand, environmental and climatic factors account for migration to Morocco from sub-Saharan and movements out of and within the country, especially to the major coastal cities; and on the other hand, they also put further pressu...
Displaced women and homelessness
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes. Many of them have been forced to leave because of targeted discrimination. ...
International law and sea-level rise: forced migration and human rights
J. McAdam / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing s...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
With global temperatures breaking new records and an average of at least 21.5 million people already being displaced each year by the impact and threat of climate-related hazards, it is time to ratchet up efforts to mitigate, adapt to...
Fleeing climate change: impacts on migration and displacement
CARE International 2016
Global temperatures have now risen approximately 1°C above pre-industrial levels. This has already led to significant climatic changes in many places on the planet, thus, challenging food and nutrition security by reducing the pro...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) raised the prospect of significant displacement and migration as major human impacts of global warming as early as 1990. Research on the issue has grown exponentially since, and its...
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Mass displacement and the challenge for urban resilience
A. Kirbyshire; E. Wilkinson; V. le Masson; P. Batra / Overseas Development Institute 2017
The concept of urban resilience is increasingly being used to describe the attributes of the urban system that are needed to deal with environmental disasters, conflict and financial crises. Large-scale, sudden population move...
Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Viet Nam
D.N. Anh; I. Leonardelli; A.A. Dipierri / International Organization for Migration 2017
The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam is one of the six pilot countries of the European Union-funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project. Drawing from an extensive number of sources,...
Listening to women and girls diplaced to urban Afghanistan
S. Schmeidl; D. Tyler / Norwegian Refugee Council 2015
Growing numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) live  in  informal  settlements  in  major  Afghan  urban  centres. Compared with other Afghans they are more likely to be non-literate, to ...
Assessing the evidence: opportunities and challenges of migration in building resilience against climate change in the Republic of Mauritius
S. Sobhee / International Organization for Migration 2016
The World Risk Report (UNU, 2015) ranks the Republic of Mauritius seventh among the 15 most exposed countries to natural hazards, namely sea-level rise, cyclones and floods; and thirteenth among 171 countries for its disaster risk. Ho...
Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Morocco
J. Tangermann; H.A. Bennani / International Organization for Migration 2016
On one hand, environmental and climatic factors account for migration to Morocco from sub-Saharan and movements out of and within the country, especially to the major coastal cities; and on the other hand, they also put further pressu...
Displaced women and homelessness
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes. Many of them have been forced to leave because of targeted discrimination. ...
International law and sea-level rise: forced migration and human rights
J. McAdam / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing s...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
With global temperatures breaking new records and an average of at least 21.5 million people already being displaced each year by the impact and threat of climate-related hazards, it is time to ratchet up efforts to mitigate, adapt to...
Fleeing climate change: impacts on migration and displacement
CARE International 2016
Global temperatures have now risen approximately 1°C above pre-industrial levels. This has already led to significant climatic changes in many places on the planet, thus, challenging food and nutrition security by reducing the pro...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) raised the prospect of significant displacement and migration as major human impacts of global warming as early as 1990. Research on the issue has grown exponentially since, and its...
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The Nansen Initiative
State-led consultative process to build consensus on a protection agenda addressing the needs of people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
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