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Security Implications of Climate Refugees in Urban Slums: A Case Study from Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Sujan Saha
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Part of the Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace book series (HSHES, volume 8)

Abstract

There is an increasing realisation that climate change is a core challenge to international peace and security. As climate change could induce mass migration, implications concerning its effects in leading to violent conflicts arise. Although much has been written about climate refugees and conflicts, there is a lack of empirical studies which analyse the interactions of microlevel actors and how such interactions lead to violent conflict. One question is of particular interest: are climate refugees a threat to peace and security?

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Climate Change Urban Slum Violent Conflict Slum Area Dhaka City 
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