All articles for the topic: displacement

Home Lands: Island and Archipelagic States’ Policymaking for Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change

Island and Archipelagic States’ Policymaking for Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change

This report provides an overview of how human mobility in the context of climate change (HMCCC) fits into the policy landscape of nine island and archipelagic countries.

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People crossing a river in Bangladesh - Credit: Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson

When the disaster strikes: Gendered (im)mobility in Bangladesh

This study investigates gendered (im)mobility during cyclone strikes in Bangladesh, using the Q-based Discourse Analysis to show how and why gender-roles (im)mobilised people.

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A man in coastal Bangladesh looks out over the sea which once was the land people in his village used to live on. Sea level rise related erosion is a common struggle for people in low-lying coastal areas of Bangladesh that pushes them to move, adapt and manage around. Credit: Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson

Estimating Population Exposure to Sea-level Rise and the Relevance for Migration

This review analyses global or near-global estimates of population exposure to sea-level rise and related hazards and examines subsequent estimates of population migration due to this exposure.

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People with umbrellas on a crowded small boat on a river. Picture to illustrate that mental health is important for Trapped Populations.

Climate-induced (im)mobility decision-making and wellbeing in Bangladesh

This article investigates climate-induced sociopsychological immobility and its link to Internally Displaced People’s wellbeing in a slum of Dhaka.

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Marshall Islands

Climate change, ecosystem services and migration in the Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands experience severe climate impacts and high emigration rates. However, we do not know to what extent people migrate because of climate change. This paper addresses this gap.

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Children on their way home from school, Laos

Migration and Sustainable Mountain Development

This publication seeks to provide insights into the complex migration processes and the resulting opportunities and challenges for mountain communities and regions.

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Boats on dry land

The Economic Cost of Climate Change in Europe

This document synthesises the latest results from the COACCH project on the economic costs of climate change in Europe by sector and socio-economic tipping points.

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Addressing the Land Degradation–Migration Nexus

A review of existing evidence, good practices, and policy recommendations on the complex interrelationships between migration and desertification, land degradation and drought.

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