Monday, September 29, 2008

Forced Migration Review:Issue on Climate change and displacement

This 80-page issue of Forced Migration Review (FMR), published by the Refugee Studies Centre of Oxford University, includes a major focus on climate change and displacement and is now online at:

In response to growing pressures on landscapes and livelihoods, people are moving, communities are adapting.

This issue of FMR debates the numbers, the definitions and the modalities – and the tension between the need for research and the need to act.

Thirty-eight articles by UN, academic, international and local actors explore the extent of the potential displacement crisis, community adaptation and coping strategies, and the search for solutions.

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