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Climate change, Desertification, and Migration: Connecting the dots

While climate change and desertification can often go hand in hand, each one able to exacerbate the other, the role these two factors play in migration is starting to gain increasing prominence in research circles. Understanding the role climate change is playing in migration, and the relationship this has with other factors is helping organisations such as the IOM give communities a choice about leaving their homes. This article explains how it is about making migration an option rather than a last resort.

Topic:

Climate Change; Drought; Migration

Date:

2012-04-26

Link:

Towardsrecognition.org


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