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Title Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa / edited by Quentin Wodon, Andrea Liverani, George Joseph, and Nathalie Bougnoux
Published Washington : World Bank, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 252 pages) : color maps
Series World Bank studies
World Bank studies.
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Overview; Introduction; Perceptions and Impacts of Weather Shocks on Households; Tables; Table O.1 Perceptions of Climate Change, Last Five Years, Five Countries Sample, 2011; Coping and Adaptation Strategies; Table O.2 Economic Impacts of Weather Shocks, Five Countries Sample, 2011; Table O.3 Weather Shocks and Impact on Agriculture, Morocco, 2009/10; Table O.4 Adaptive Strategies of Households to Deal with Climate Change and Shocks; Migration; Remittances; Table O.5 Summary Results from Regression Analysis on Weather Shocks and Migration
Conclusion and Policy ImplicationsNote; Bibliography; Part 1 Synthesis; Chapter 1 Climate Change, Migration, and Adaptation in the MENA Region; Introduction; Perceptions about Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events; Table 1.1 Perceptions of Climate Change, Five Countries, 2011; Table 1.2 Weather Shocks and Impact on Agriculture, Morocco, 2009/10; Table 1.3 Incidence of Extreme Weather Events and Impact, Five Countries, 2011; Table 1.4 Economic Impacts of Environmental Change, Five Countries, 2011; Migration; Table 1.5 Share of Households with Migrants-Household Level
Criteria for the Choice of Focus CountriesTable 2.1 Population Data for the Most Populated Arab Countries, 2012; Table 2.2 Areas within Arab Countries Vulnerable to Droughts; Algerian Context; Egyptian Context; Moroccan Context; Syrian Context; Yemeni Context; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 3Data Collection; Introduction; Household Survey Questionnaire; Household Survey Data Collection; Maps; Map 3.1 Map of the Selected Area for the Household Survey in Algeria; Map 3.2 Map of the Selected Area for the Household Survey in the Arab Republic of Egypt
Map 3.3 Maps of the Selected Area for the Household Survey in MoroccoMap 3.4 Map of the Selected Area for the Household Survey in the Syrian Arab Republic; Map 3.5 Map of the Selected Area for the Household Survey in the Republic of Yemen; Figure; Figure 3.1 Sampling Methodology for the Household Surveys; Table 3.1 Location Information for Algeria Survey Sample; Table 3.2 Location Information for Arab Republic of Egypt Survey Sample; Table 3.3 Location Information for Morocco Survey Sample; Table 3.4 Location Information for Syrian Arab Republic Survey Sample
Table 1.6 Summary Results from Regression Analysis on Weather Shocks and MigrationRemittances; Other Coping and Adaptation Strategies; Table 1.7 Household Coping Strategies to Deal with Climate Change and Shocks; Table 1.8 Adaptive Strategies of Households to Deal with Climate Change and Shocks; Community and Government Programs; Table 1.9 Adaptive Strategies of Communities to Deal with Climate Change and Shocks; Table 1.10 Government Programs to Deal with Climate Change and Shocks; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Part 2 Focus Countries and Data; Chapter 2Focus Countries; Introduction
Summary Climate change and migration are major concerns in the MENA region, yet the empirical evidence on the impact of climate change and extreme weather events on migration remains limited. Information is broadly lacking on how households in vulnerable areas perceive changes in the climate, how they are affected by extreme weather events, whether they benefit from community and government programs to help them cope with and adapt to a changing climate, and how these conditions influence the decision of household members to migrate, either temporarily or permanently. This introductory chapter summari
Notes Table 3.5 Location Information for Republic of Yemen Survey Sample
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Climatic changes -- Economic aspects -- Africa, North.
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects -- Middle East.
Migration, Internal -- Environmental aspects -- Africa, North.
Migration, Internal -- Environmental aspects -- Middle East.
Africa, North -- Economic conditions.
Africa, North -- Environmental conditions.
Middle East -- Economic conditions.
Middle East -- Environmental conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Bougnoux, Nathalie
Joseph, George Gheverghese.
Liverani, Andrea.
Wodon, Quentin.
ISBN 0821399721 (electronic bk.)
9780821399729 (electronic bk.)