The connections between migration, crises and social protection are complex and multi-dimensional. Crises caused by armed conflicts, climate-related disasters, economic and other occurrences can have great impacts on forced migration, demanding rapid and effective responses. Shocks can lead to large numbers of people with temporary vulnerabilities and can further aggravate the situation of already vulnerable groups (Kuriakose et al., 2013). This highlights the essential role of social protection in the context of humanitarian crisis. Migration, shocks and social protection can be analysed through several perspectives.
I point out four of these perspectives here: 1. Social protection as a preventive tool
for migration in crisis contexts. 2...Read more