Southern Africa is a region vulnerable to a range of hazards, currently experiencing one of the worst drought disasters and food security crisis in modern history. Subject to development challenges, including economic and human development, the region’s vulnerability to disasters is further... Read more
The Pacific Islands region is known as the “early warning system of the global community” due to its extreme vulnerability to climate change and disproportionately high disaster risk. Climate change impacts human mobility, leading to displacement and migration within and across borders in the... Read more
The impacts of climate change on the ocean and marine ecosystems profoundly affect human livelihoods and mobility. Recognizing the need to respond to the challenges arising from the interaction between ocean and marine ecosystem change and human migration and displacement, the International... Read more
This research produced by the Migration, Environment and Climate Change (MECC) Division of the International Organization for Migration summarizes the references to migration in the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the United... Read more
Environmental migration is a reality for Morocco. Environmental and climatic factors not only account for migration to Morocco from sub-Saharan Africa, but also for movements out of and within the country, especially to the major coastal cities. With the severe impacts of climate change expected to... Read more
Sur la base des résultats principaux de l‘étude de cas du projet MECLEP en Haïti, ce Bulletin politique explore comment les différentes formes de mobilité humaine se relient à la vulnérabilité des ménages dans trois municipalités haïtiennes (La Marmelade, Les Gonaïves et Port-au-Prince). La... Read more
Building on the main results of the MECLEP case study in Haiti, this policy brief explores how different forms of human mobility relate to household vulnerability in three Haitian municipalities (La Marmelade, Les Gonaïves and Port-au-Prince). Recurrent (including seasonal) migration seems to be... Read more
IOM is working in collaboration with agencies within the framework of the Advisory Group on Human Mobility and Climate to support the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process. The Advisory Group provides technical support to UNFCCC Parties to ensure that human mobility... Read more
In recognition of the increasing significance of the migration, environment and climate change nexus, the IOM 105th Council Session, convened on 25 to 27 November 2014, included a special focus on the complex linkages between climate, environment and human mobility. Several high-level events were... Read more
By September 2015, the Member States of the United Nations will have negotiated a set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) and subsidiary targets and indicators. These goals will frame a new international development agenda to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which expire at the... Read more
The State of Environmental Migration series gathers the expertise of researchers, students and professionals to provide an annual assessment of the changing nature and dynamics of environment- and climate-related migration throughout the world.
This book offers innovative insights on South–South human mobility. It features a collection of papers that highlight often overlooked mobility patterns among and within regions in the global South as well as address critical realities faced by South-South migrants.