Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change, Migration

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  • Document

    Sudan post-conflict environmental assessment

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2007
    Despite a peace agreement with the south and a fast-growing economy, Sudan faces critical environmental issues including land degradation, deforestation and the impacts of climate change, that threaten the Sudanese people’s prospects for long-term peace, food security and sustainable development.
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    Unjust waters: climate change, flooding and the protection of poor urban communities: experiences from six African cities

    ActionAid International, 2007
    Six years ago, at the UN Millennium Summit, world leaders set a specific target for realising the right to adequate housing and ‘continuous improvement of living conditions’. However, in Africa climate change is already threatening that goal, causing massive rural-urban migration and bringing chronic flooding to the cities.
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    Environmentally induced migration from Bangladesh to India

    Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, India, 2003
    Environmental crisis in the rural areas of developing countries is increasingly becoming an important cause of cross-border migration of population and South Asia is no exception to this phenomenon. Such movement of population in the Indo-Bangladesh context is generating a range of destabilizing socio-political, economic, ethnic and communal tensions in India.
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    The rise of the environmental refugee: nightmare in the making?

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002
    Is environmental degradation set to create new waves of displaced people seeking asylum in the north? Will refugee camps and shantytowns foster civil disorder, pandemics and political extremism to threaten the interests of the developed world? Or is the concept of ‘environmental refugee’ a dangerous distraction from central issues of development and conflict resolution?