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French Equivalent: Réfugié écologique

An environmental refugee is a person displaced owing to environmental causes, notably land loss and degradation, and natural disaster.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, November 8, 2001