TITLE

Modelling displacement

AUTHOR(S)
Ginnetti, Justin
PUB. DATE
May 2015
SOURCE
Forced Migration Review;May2015, Vol. 1 Issue 49, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the empirical models developed by researchers to analyze the impact of climate change and natural disasters on human population. Topics include the dynamic model used by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) to determine the possible outcome of climate change to the nomadic herders of Kenya and the collaboration between the government and the research institute on the use of the model to develop relevant strategies.
ACCESSION #
102851211

 

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