Migration, development and natural disasters insights from the Indian Ocean Tsunami by Asmita Naik

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  • Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004 -- Economic aspects,
  • Disaster relief -- Economic aspects -- Asia,
  • Migrants,
  • Economic development,
  • Natural disasters,
  • Indonesia -- Emigration and immigration,
  • Sri Lanka -- Emigration and immigration,
  • Thailand -- Emigration and immigration

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Statementprepared for IOM by Asmita Naik, Elca Stigter and Frank Laczko.
SeriesIOM migration research series -- no. 30
ContributionsStigter, Elca., Laczko, Frank, 1957-, International Organization for Migration.
LC ClassificationsJV8490 .N45 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p. :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23158358M
LC Control Number2007451240

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In this environment there is a need for clear policy scrutiny based on a critical understanding of the relationship between natural disaster and development in a globalizing world. An initial response by theorists and practitioners to this challenge has been to revisit the Marxist interpretation of disaster first put forward in the s.Human migration is the movement of people from one place to another with the intentions of settling, permanently or temporarily at a new location (geographic region).

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