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CLIMATE CHANGE AND MIGRATION IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC: Some key issues. by Graeme Hugo ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, Professor of Geography and Director of the Australian Population and Migration Research Centre, The University of Adelaide
ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, Professor of Geography and Director of the Australian Population and Migration Research Centre,
The University of Adelaide
Presentation to the Hamburg Conference: Actions for Climate Induced Migration, Climate Service Center and the KlimaCampus at University of Hamburg
16-18 July 2013
Number of Chinese Travelling Abroad for Business and Tourism 1981-2003 and Total Number of Outbound Trips from China, 1997-2010Source: Far Eastern Economic Review, 24 June 2004, 30; Asia Times Online, 9 February 2006; Li and Fung Research Centre, 2010; Yu, 2010; Chao, 2011
* A significant change in population distribution has occurred in the last 40 years. Why not just as large a change in the next 40 years?
World cumulative humanitarian risk hotspots for climate-related hazards - floods, cyclones and droughtSource: CARE International 2009, p.26
Asia: Population Affected by Natural Disasters, 1976 to 2011Source: Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) International Disaster Database, http://www.emdat.be/, accessed 3rd February 2012
- coastal vulnerability, inundation, storm surges, deltas, coastal plains
- cyclones and typhoons
- riparian flooding, impact of glacier melt
- water stress
- atolls, low lying islands
Southeast Asia: Location of Hot Spot Areas Likely to be Most Impacted by Coastal Flooding Associated with Sea Level Rise, Riparian Flooding, Cyclones/Typhoons and Water Stress as a Result of Climate ChangeSource: Yusuf and Francisco, 2009, 6
Nations with the Highest Numbers and Proportions of Their Urban Population within the Low Elevation Coastal Zone – The Continuous Area Along the Coast That Is Less Than 10 Metres Above Sea LevelSource: McGranahanet al., 2008
- Land resettlement Transmigrasi
- Disaster Temporary and Permanent Displacement
- Mega projects (Three Dams)
1. significantly increase the numbers of people migrating using established patterns both internally and externally in a linear manner, primarily via voluntary mechanisms; and
2. non-linear changes involves creating new migration flows that result as thresholds of resilience or tipping points being reached. May be spontaneous or involve policy intervention.
- funding of internal adjustments
- role of international migration as an adaptation mechanism
- role of international migration in resettlement
- Data Collection on Migration
- Targeted Case Studies