UNICEF Social Inclusion, Policy and Budgeting

Environmentally Displaced People: Understanding the Linkages between Environmental Change, Livelihoods and Forced Migration

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AUTHOR Dr. Camillo Boano, Professor Roger Zetter and Dr. Tim Morris
ORGANIZATION Refugee Studies Centre
TYPE Policy Brief
DATE 2008
TOPIC Migration
LANGUAGE English
ABSTRACT

There is increasing evidence that serious and relatively rapid alterations to ecosystems induced by climatic and anthropogenic factors will have direct and indirect impacts on societies which, when other coping mechanisms are overcome, will have no other option but to migrate as a permanent or temporary coping strategy.


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