Relocation Planning Must Address Voluntary Immobility

Carol Farbotko, Olivia Dun, Fanny Thornton, Karen McNamara, Celia McMichael

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Planned relocation of communities exposed to climate hazards is an important adaptation measure. However, relocation planning and policies must recognize and support those who do not wish to relocate, particularly groups with strong place attachment and for whom relocation may increase, not reduce, vulnerability.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)702-704
Number of pages3
JournalNature Climate Change
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2020


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