Fleeing versus Lockdown: The Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Migration, Environment and Climate Change

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 02:26

We are experiencing climate change as one of the greatest challenges of our time. For people affected by the consequences of the climate crisis, migration is an important strategy to cope and survive. At the same time, Covid-19 has redefined migration patterns worldwide. How does the pandemic affect human mobility in the context of climate change?

This contribution was written by Hoang Tran Hieu Hanh as part of the Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs.