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Policy Brief Series Issue 5 | Vol. 2: Environmental migration in Brazil: Current context and systemic challenges
Author: Erika Pires Ramos, Liliana Lyra Jubilut, Fernanda de Salles Cavedon-Capdeville, Carolina de Abreu Batista Claro
Type of Publication: Policies and Strategies
Language of Publication: English
Year of Publication: 2016
Brazil has witnessed an increased level of human mobility due to environmental change. According to the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, between 2008 and 2014, Brazil was among the countries with the highest numbers of internally displaced persons. Furthermore, the country is one of the top destinations of cross-border displaced persons by disasters in the region. However, the country lacks migration laws and policies to cope with the increasing number of displaced persons. This policy brief aims at identifying these gaps in the Brazilian law and related policies concerning migration caused by disaster, climate change or other environmental changes and provides a comprehensive overview on existing law and policies. Some recommendations to solve these gaps are presented.