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Climate change and displacement

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Environmentally-induced displacement and human security
B. Terminski (ed) / Social Science Research Network, 2013
Every year, at least tens of millions of people on all continents are forced to leave their places of residence. The predominant cause is the occurrence of natural disasters, creating the most dynamic category of internal displacement...
Strengthening resilience and managing disaster risk in climate-induced migration in Asia and Pacific
Asian Development Bank, 2011
Migration driven by environmental factors is emerging as a serious concern, one that demands urgent attention from decision makers. The current paper addresses this issue in the context of the Asian and Pacific countries. ...
Developmental investments in Pacific islands should be seen through the lens of climate change adaptation
Pacific Institute of Public Policy, 2012
The understanding of the implications of climate change has broadened in recent years, covering a complex web of development and security issues. In the meanwhile, Pacific island countries remain on the frontline, vulnerable not only ...
Environmental hazards and short-lived natural disasters have significant implications for population mobility
B. Terminski / Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2012
The aim of the current paper is to demonstrate environmentally-induced displacement as an increasingly important category of population movement that represents a new set of challenges to the international community. The pa...
To what extent does ecosystem degradation force people to migrate?
F. G. Renaud; O. Dun; K. Warner; J. Bogardi / Wiley Online Library, 2011
Global environmental change is increasingly affecting ecosystems and the communities who rely on them. However, more work is needed to conceptualise and quantify migration responses to the impact of environmental change and degradatio...
Riverbank erosion displacees in Bangladesh: need for institutional response and policy intervention
2011
Environmental refugees are one of the most burning issues at this time throughout the world. Bangladesh, a riverine country, is suffering from acquit riverbank erosion which compels millions of her population to be displaced from thei...
Climate change adaptation in Inner Mongolia, China
J.J. West / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2009
This report documents local perceptions and experiences of environmental migration in selected settlements in Mongolia and China, and discusses some of the challenges and opportunities for climate change adaptation there. ...
Does climate change influence migration and displacement?
K. Warner; C. Ehrhart; A. deSherbinin / CARE International, 2009
The impacts of climate change are already causing migration and displacement. Although the exact number of people that will be on the move by mid-century is uncertain, the scope and scale could vastly exceed anything that has occurred...
Migration, climate change and environment
International Organization for Migration, 2009
Environmental factors have long had an impact on global migration flows. Although there is limited reliable data on the subject, the scale of such flows, both internal and cross-border, is expected to rise significantly over the next ...
Global trends in internal displacement
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2009
With approximately 26 million people internally displaced worldwide, the issue of IDPs remain one of the most serious challenges for the international development community. This report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre...
Items 1 to 10 of 26

Items 1 to 10 of 26

Environmentally-induced displacement and human security
B. Terminski (ed) / Social Science Research Network, 2013
Every year, at least tens of millions of people on all continents are forced to leave their places of residence. The predominant cause is the occurrence of natural disasters, creating the most dynamic category of internal displacement...
Strengthening resilience and managing disaster risk in climate-induced migration in Asia and Pacific
Asian Development Bank, 2011
Migration driven by environmental factors is emerging as a serious concern, one that demands urgent attention from decision makers. The current paper addresses this issue in the context of the Asian and Pacific countries. ...
Developmental investments in Pacific islands should be seen through the lens of climate change adaptation
Pacific Institute of Public Policy, 2012
The understanding of the implications of climate change has broadened in recent years, covering a complex web of development and security issues. In the meanwhile, Pacific island countries remain on the frontline, vulnerable not only ...
Environmental hazards and short-lived natural disasters have significant implications for population mobility
B. Terminski / Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2012
The aim of the current paper is to demonstrate environmentally-induced displacement as an increasingly important category of population movement that represents a new set of challenges to the international community. The pa...
To what extent does ecosystem degradation force people to migrate?
F. G. Renaud; O. Dun; K. Warner; J. Bogardi / Wiley Online Library, 2011
Global environmental change is increasingly affecting ecosystems and the communities who rely on them. However, more work is needed to conceptualise and quantify migration responses to the impact of environmental change and degradatio...
Riverbank erosion displacees in Bangladesh: need for institutional response and policy intervention
2011
Environmental refugees are one of the most burning issues at this time throughout the world. Bangladesh, a riverine country, is suffering from acquit riverbank erosion which compels millions of her population to be displaced from thei...
Climate change adaptation in Inner Mongolia, China
J.J. West / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2009
This report documents local perceptions and experiences of environmental migration in selected settlements in Mongolia and China, and discusses some of the challenges and opportunities for climate change adaptation there. ...
Does climate change influence migration and displacement?
K. Warner; C. Ehrhart; A. deSherbinin / CARE International, 2009
The impacts of climate change are already causing migration and displacement. Although the exact number of people that will be on the move by mid-century is uncertain, the scope and scale could vastly exceed anything that has occurred...
Migration, climate change and environment
International Organization for Migration, 2009
Environmental factors have long had an impact on global migration flows. Although there is limited reliable data on the subject, the scale of such flows, both internal and cross-border, is expected to rise significantly over the next ...
Global trends in internal displacement
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2009
With approximately 26 million people internally displaced worldwide, the issue of IDPs remain one of the most serious challenges for the international development community. This report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre...
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