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Seasonal Migration

Climate Change, Water Stress, Conflict and Migration

Author : Michael R. van der Valk, Penelope Keenan | 2016 |
Published By: UNESCO

There is a growing awareness in international policy circles that climate change may be a driver of increased migration flows. In addition to political refugees and economic migrants, climate change-induced migration and environmental migrants are increasingly recognized as categories in human migration. As climate change-induced migration is a relatively new phenomenon, there is little established policy or legislation on how to deal with the associated pressures and how to address the needs and rights of environmental migrants. International decision-making on climate change and its impacts would need to address these new emerging issues.

URL : https://www.unesco.nl/sites/default/files/dossier/climate_change_water_stress_conflict_and_migration_0.pdf?download=1

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