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Applying refugee law in Africa and Latin America: disasters, climate change and public order

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Hansen-Lohrey, CF, Applying refugee law in Africa and Latin America: disasters, climate change and public order, Forced Migration Review, (69) pp. 69-72. ISSN 1460-9819 (2022) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


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Abstract

When the effects of climate change and disasters seriously disturb public order in Africa or Latin America, those forced to flee across borders may be refugees. More work needs to be done, however, to help decision-makers apply regional refugee definitions in this context.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Keywords:regional refugee law, refugee law, disasters and climate change, African refugee law, Latin American refugee law, regional refugee definitions, Africa, Latin America
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:International and comparative law
Research Field:Public international law
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Understanding climate change not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Hansen-Lohrey, CF (Ms Cleo Hansen-Lohrey)
ID Code:149432
Year Published:2022
Deposited By:Office of the Faculty of Law
Deposited On:2022-03-30
Last Modified:2022-03-31
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