publication . Article . 2014

VIETNAMESE MIGRATION IN THE CONTEXT OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Artem S. Lukyanetz; Nguyen Canh Toan; Elena E. Pismennaya; Sergei V. Ryazantsev; Vladimir S. Tikunov; Pham Hoang Hai;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2014 Journal: Geography, Environment, Sustainability, volume 7, issue 3, pages 4-21 (issn: 2071-9388, eissn: 2542-1565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Lomonosov Moscow State University
Abstract
The paper examines emigration from Vietnam in the context of global climate change. Vietnam is among the five countries, most vulnerable to water level rise in the oceans associated with global warming. The areas of potential flooding include territories with most dense population and are extremity important for the economy of Vietnam. The country has a significant demographic potential exceeding 90 mln people. Vietnamese migration has a relatively long history. Large Vietnamese communities have grown in the countries of Eastern Europe; these communities are relatively well integrated into the host countries. Increase in global mean temperatures could lead to se...
Subjects
free text keywords: vietnam, emigration, global warming, vietnamese communities in host countries, atlas information systems, eastern europe, russia, migration policy, integration, lcsh:Geography (General), lcsh:G1-922, Relocation, Climate change, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Geography, Immigration, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Vietnamese, language.human_language, language, Natural resource, Development economics
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