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Marshallese Perspectives on Migration in the Context of Climate Change

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van der Geest, K., Burkett, M., Fitzpatrick, J., Stege, M., and Wheeler, B. (2019). "Marshallese perspectives on migration in the context of climate change." Migration, Environment, and Climate Change Policy Brief Series. 5(1): PUB2019/014/EL.

Summary

The Marshall Islands Climate and Migration Project studies the multicausal nature of Marshallese migration, as well as its effects on migrants themselves and on home communities (van der Geest et al., 2019). It does so through people-centred research, seeking the views of Marshallese migrants and their relatives in the Marshall Islands. The research has a special focus on how impacts of climate change affect ecosystem services, livelihoods and migration decisions. This policy brief highlights key findings of the migration component of the research. It presents data and findings on migration patterns, drivers and impacts. It ends with a discussion of the results, with a focus on the tension between being prepared to move and fortifying [...]

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VanderGeest_etal_2019_IOM_Policy_brief_Marshall_Islands_migration.pdf 4.19 MB
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  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers
  • Pacific Islands CASC

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