The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement and Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of International Migration organized an expert consultation on Planned Relocation, Disasters and Climate Change: Consolidating Good Practices and Preparing for the Future in Sanremo, Italy, from March 12-14, 2014.
The Where the Rain Falls project investigates how changes in rainfall interact with societies. Findings from all case studies confirm that rainfall variability and food insecurity are key drivers for human mobility. The Viet Nam case study was conducted in Dong Thap Province, Thap Muoi District.
The Crisis Migration Project
Institute for the Study of International Migration
Different policies are required for different types of human mobility related to climatic changes. The purpose of Policy Brief No. 8 is to help distinguish between human migration, displacement and planned relocation and present state-of-the-art thinking about some of the key issues related to addressing these in the context of climate policy.
Policy Brief No. 8, June 2013
UNU-EHS Publication Series
A new report released by Displacement Solutions (DS) examines the real world challenges of securing and repurposing land to resettle people displaced by climate change.