Migration, environment and climate change: Assessing the evidence

Migration, environment and climate change: Assessing the evidence This book focuses on impact of environmental/climate change on human migration. Finds that large-scale human movement from climate change and environmental degradation is not only inevitable but is already happening. It has also identified the potential future hotspots for international migration and includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, most of Central America, several West African and South East Asian countries, amongst others.
The IOM study assesses existing evidence on migration and the environment as the world rediscovers the issue after a decade of neglect, has underlined the need for more to be done to tackle internal and cross-border movement from climate change and environmental degradation.

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