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)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalNature Climate Change
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 14 Jul 2020


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