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Evidencing the Impacts of the Humanitarian Crisis in Southern Madagascar on Migration, and the Multisectorial Linkages that Drought-induced Migration has on the Other Sectors of Concern

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The greater south of Madagascar, known as the "Grand Sud (Great South)", is characterized by alternating periods of rain and drought. This situation was exacerbated by the effects of El Niño in 2015 and led to a major food crisis and played a crucial role in initiating migration in the region. 

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Environmental Change, Adaptation and Migration: Bringing in the Region

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The contributors present empirical and theoretical insights on current debates on environmental change, adaptation and migration. While focusing on countries subject to environmental degradation, it calls for a regional perspective that recognises local actors and a systematic link between development studies and migration research.

 

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Accelerating Threats from Climate Change: Disasters and Displacement in Myanmar

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In the summer of 2015, Myanmar experienced massive floods and associated landslides that affected nine million people. Since then, the country has seen dramatic political change, while confronting a litany of ongoing humanitarian crises. As the government strives to juggle humanitarian needs with longer-term development issues, it must confront its extreme vulnerability to disasters and climate change.

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