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More Refugees Migration Conflict

The world is becoming more compassionate towards refugees because of Ukraine: Ipsos survey

The war in Ukraine appears to have increased public openness to people fleeing war or oppression, pollster Ipsos says.
By Justyna Pawlak for World Economic Forum on June 20, 2022
Environment Migration Floods Climate Disasters

River Reflections: Impermanence, Erosion, Migration On The Brahmaputra

The uncertainty of life and livelihoods is forcing many to migrate from the temporary silt islands, locally known as chars or saporis
By Sanjoy Hazarika for IndiaSpend on June 25, 2022
More Migrant Workers Reverse Migration Migration

How Many Migrant Workers Left Cities During the COVID-19 Lockdown?

A PLF survey bears out the pain of mass migration for millions of Indian labourers.
By The Wire Staff for The Wire on June 20, 2022
More Informal Workers Migration Migrant Workers

Ensuring safe and dignified migration for informal workers

The pandemic revealed the magnitude of rural to urban migration in India and the plight of migrant workers. Here's how nonprofits can ensure their safety and inclusion.
More Refugees Asylum Seekers Migration

Deaths at sea on migrant routes to Europe almost double, year on year

More than 3,000 people died or went missing while attempting to cross the Mediterranean and the Atlantic last year, hoping to reach Europe, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday, appealing for $163.5 million to assist and protect thousands of refugees and asylum seekers.
From UN News on April 29, 2022
More Migration Climate Disasters Climate Adaption

Despite repeated disasters in Assam, many have no desire to migrate

Most victims of climate-related disasters do not want to leave their homes and communities, and many develop new livelihoods and coping strategies – yet this is often overlooked in adaptation policies
By Aatreyee Dhar for The Third Pole on April 7, 2022
Environment Disaster Migration Climate Disasters

Despite repeated disasters in Assam, many have no desire to migrate

Most victims of climate-related disasters do not want to leave their homes and communities, and many develop new livelihoods and coping strategies – yet this is often overlooked in adaptation policies
By Aatreyee Dhar for The Third Pole on April 7, 2022
More Migration Migrant Policy Climate Migration

Towards a people-centred national policy for migration induced by climate change

Distress migration and displacement have increased already high levels of social and economic vulnerability in rural and urban India.
By Animesh Kumar for ThePrint on March 7, 2022
More Forced Migration Displacement Refugees

Forced migration: Lack of global political will poses challenge for proper response, says report

By the end of 2020, 86 per cent people displaced across borders lived in countries with developing economies.
By Madhumita Paul for DownToEarth on December 1, 2021
Health Medical Tourism Forced Migration Health Infrastructure

In search of hope and care: Medical tourism or forced migration?

The arduous journeys of those who migrate for medical treatment in India
From DownToEarth on March 16, 2022