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The road to climate resilience: migration as an adaptation strategy

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This policy brief offers a synthesised view of climate-related vulnerabilities in semi-arid rural areas of Pakistan, the adaptation options available to farmers and the role of migration in enhancing the livelihood resilience of rural households to climate change. It offers practical policy suggestions to enhance rural livelihood resilience through rural development and facilitating planned migration.

 

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Rural livelihood vulnerability in semi-arid Pakistan: the scope of migration as an adaptation strategy

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This working paper considers the climate vulnerability of rural agricultural livelihoods in semi-arid regions of Pakistan. The study looks at how vulnerable such livelihoods are to climate change and climate impacts and how migration can be supported as an adaptation strategy if these livelihoods continue to be threatened by climate risks.

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Summary of the panel discussion on human rights, climate change, migrants and persons displaced across international borders - Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (A/HRC/37/35)

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Informe del Taller regional para el desarrollo de Lineamientos y/o Guía de prácticas para la protección de personas desplazadas entre fronteras en el contexto de desastres

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In recent years, many countries in South America have experienced a wide variety of disasters caused by natural hazards, such as floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and landslides, and exacerbated by the adverse effects of climate change. This is the case of the devastating earthquake that affected Chile in 2010 or the heavy rains and floods that affected much of the Bolivian territory in 2014.

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