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Authored by Lorenzo Guadagno, this Migration Research Series paper offers an initial analysis of the specific ways migrants have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also presents the diverse measures which have been adopted in receiving and origin countries to prevent, mitigate and address… Read More
When natural disasters strike populated areas, the toll in human lives, infrastructure and economic activities can be devastating and long-lasting. The psychological effects can be just as debilitating, instilling fear and discouragement in the affected populations. But, adversity also brings forth… Read More
Este informe se centra en los posibles futuros escenarios de cambio climático y desastres naturales así como de migración y desarrollo, en un empeño por concienciar sobre la situación y encontrar respuestas a los desafíos que ello plantea.
Le présent rapport met essentiellement l’accent sur les scénarios futurs possibles de changements climatiques, de catastrophes naturelles, de migrations et de développement, dans l’espoir de susciter une prise de conscience accrue et de trouver des réponses aux problèmes qui se profilent à l’… Read More
This report focuses on the possible future scenarios for climate change, natural disasters and migration and development, looking to increase awareness and find answers to the challenges that lie ahead.
Despite the growing awareness of the nexus between climate change and migration, the subject has not yet been explored empirically in a way that generates conclusive results. Climate change might increase migration as people need to search for a living elsewhere, but migration might as well… Read More
The Migration Research Series (MRS) presents the findings of research projects managed by IOM’s Research Unit in Geneva, and studies prepared by IOM staff and its field offices. The series is designed to bring the results of policy-relevant migration research to the attention of a broader audience… Read More
This report reviews the available scholarly reporting on climate change, migration and security and describes the legal and policy challenges facing the international community. While there is indeed considerable evidence that climate does influence migration, future estimates are hampered by a… Read More