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Climate change, migration and displacement

Climate change, migration and displacement

This report presents an overview of the current evidence base on the complex relationships between climate change and human mobility. 

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Risk-related resettlement and relocation in urban areas

This CDKN Essentials summarises recommendations on the appropriateness of, and best practices for, urban resettlement and relocation as a response to disaster risk.

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Insight: Out of Mind

Tucked away behind one of Bangalore’s most luxurious apartment complexes lies an informal settlement of waste pickers. This short documentary focuses on Remnik, an inhabitant of this settlement.

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Life in Hebbal Settlement, Bangalore, India

The ASSAR urban research team at IIHS created a video from drawings at sites in the informal settlement of Hebbal where many interstate migrant waste pickers from West Bengal live.

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Mass displacement and urban resilience

People displaced by conflict and disasters increasingly end up in urban areas. This Working Paper assesses the impact of mass displacement on the wellbeing of all urban residents.

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CC&E Nexus Brief: Migration

This brief focuses on the climate change, environment and migration nexus and synthesizes the main findings on this subject to date, both in general and with a focus on North Africa.

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Climate and Syria

During 2015 the media started connecting climate change with the conflict in Syria and subsequent refugee movements across Europe. This report looks at their appraoch and whether they got it right.

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Improved water delivery in the delta region of Syrdarya River

Over the last 25 years the region of Syrdarya river has dried out, impoverishing local communities. Improvements to water infrastructure have helped transform the lifes of local people.

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Migration, Environment and Climate Change

Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy is a project that aims to contribute to the global knowledge base on the relationship between migration and environmental change.

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Relocation as an adaptation strategy to environmental stress

Is relocation an adequate means of adaptation to environmental change? This policy brief analyses the success factors of relocation programmes in the Mekong River Delta (Vietnam).

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Research Advocacy Unit

The Research Advocacy Unit is an independent non-governmental organisation that fosters citizen agency through quality research and advocacy. It is based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition

The UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition exists to challenge the lack of long-term strategies to support and protect people at risk of displacement linked to environmental change.

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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International Organization for Migration

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

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Nepal Conditions and Trends

Highlighting climate-related hazards in Nepal is key to intervention. Screening begins by allowing the user to reframe the problem in the context of local conditions.

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Forced Migration

Multiple stresses may result in humanitarian crises and forced migration. Research in the northern drylands of Kenya addresses the continuum from voluntary to forced migration, adaptations to...

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