Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change, Migration

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    In search of shelter: mapping the effects of climate change on human migration and displacement

    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 before.
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    Wireless technology for social change: trends in NGO mobile use

    United Nations Foundation, 2008
    This report, published by the UN Foundation, examines real life examples of and trends in wireless technology solutions being used to drive change in the areas of health, humanitarian assistance, and environmental conservation. Largely using case studies, the authors find that NGOs’ use of mobile technology is very widespread and indispensable.
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    Arab Human Development Report 2009: challenges to human security in Arab countries

    Human Development Report Office, UNDP, 2009
    This report examines human development in the Arab world through a human security lens, calling on policymakers and other stakeholders to move away from a state-centric conception of security to one which also concentrates on the security of individuals, their protection and their empowerment.
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    Migration, climate change and the 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 decades as a result of climate change.
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    Future floods of refugees: a comment on climate change, conflict and forced migration

    Norwegian Refugee Council, 2008
    With the certainty of global warming, the term ‘climate refugees’ is gaining popularity in public discourse. The term climate refugees implies a mono-causality that one rarely finds in human reality. No one factor, event or process, inevitably results in forced migration or conflict. It is very likely that climate change impacts will contribute to an increase in forced migration.
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    Climate change and displacement

    Forced Migration Review, 2008
    In response to growing climate change pressures on landscapes and livelihoods, people are moving and adapting. Evidence points towards climate and environmentally induced migration becoming one of the major policy challenges of this century.
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    Demographics and climate change: future trends and their policy implications for migration

    Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty, University of Sussex, 2008
    This working paper seeks to explore the potential impact of future demographic and climate change on migration patterns in developing countries, in order to identify policy implications for international development and evidence gaps that could be plugged with appropriate new research.
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    Coping with riverbank erosion induced displacement

    Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2007
    Each year, tens of thousands of people in Bangladesh are internally displaced as a consequence of riverbank erosion. Yet, such erosion does not draw the attention of policy makers in the same way that other natural disasters do and as a result, a number of coping mechanisms are employed by those affected, with the burden of displacement largely falling on women.
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    Africa: atlas of our changing environment

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2008
    This African atlas is the first publication to use satellite photos to depict environmental change in each and every African country during the last thirty years. Through an array of satellite images, graphs, maps, and photographs, this Atlas presents a powerful testament to the adverse changes taking place on the African landscape as a result of intensified  natural and human impacts.
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    Africa review report on drought and desertification

    UN Economic Commission for Africa, 2008
    Prepared by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in preparation for the sixteenth session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-16), this report reviews drought and desertification in Africa by bringing together inputs from member states, regional partners, available documentation and comment from various organisations and individuals.