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Protection for persons moving across borders in the context of disasters       

Nansen Initiative

Member Countries of the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM) are exposed to a wide variety of natural hazards, including floods, hurricanes, droughts, tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanoes, fires, and landslides, each of which has the potential to trigger population movements. As a consequence of disasters generated by these natural hazards, displacement and migration have occurred within, as well as from and to Member Countries of the Regional Consultation on Migration (RCM), as well as from other countries in the Americas and beyond.

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