Health of Displaced People in the Context of Climate Change & Restrictive Migration Policies

Health of Displaced People in the Context of Climate Change & Restrictive Migration Policies

Restrictive policies & climate change are key determinants of health for migrants from Central American.


The confluence of environmental degradation in the Northern Triangle of Central America & eroding migrant protection increases already high risks to migrants' safety & health at every stage of their migration process. This project examines how environmental changes in the region impact migration & health patterns to inform humanitarian responses & migration policies.

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Image Credit: Hannah McKay/Reuters | Chelsy Montserrat Maldonado, a four-year-old migrant girl from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America en route to the United States, wears a US flag-themed dress as she stands in a makeshift camp as they take rest in Tapanatepec, Mexico


 

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