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Migration and protracted crisis

The focus of this one-lesson e-learning course is on forced migration due to protracted crisis situations, including both natural or human-made disasters, and conflict. Forced migration is a sub-category or type of migration. It is distinguished by the presence of coercion or a lack of voluntariness.

Users will be able to learn about: 

  • Key concepts and characteristics of migration, forced migration and protracted crisis, categories of migrants
  • The drivers and impacts of forced migration in situations of protracted crisis
  • How forced migration is relevant to FAO’s mandate and strategic objectives, and how FAO works programmatically through the forced migration cycle
  • How forced migration considerations can be integrated into policies and programmes regarding protracted crisis
FAO, Social Policies and Rural Institutions