Studies and Research

This section features relevant reports and studies that address some of the important shortcomings in the knowledge surrounding migrants in countries experiencing crisis.

Côte d’Ivoire Case Study: Côte d’Ivoire at a Crossroads – Socio-Economic Development Implications of Crisis-induced Returns to Burkina Faso, Ghana and Liberia
ICMPD (2017)

This study investigates the experiences of migrants during and after the Ivorian crises with a focus on key actors who participated in the provision of  assistance.

Factsheet: Thailand
ICMPD (2017)

The long term consequences of the 2011 floods on migrants from Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam and the role played by the existing migrant registration system.

Thailand Case Study: Migration and Natural Disasters - The Impact on Migrants of the 2011 Floods in Thailand
ICMPD (2017)

This case study examines the immediate and longer-term consequences of the 2011 floods in Thailand on migrants from Myanmar, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam.

Factsheet: South Africa
ICMPD (2017)

The impact and responses to xenophobic violence in South Africa by Zimbabwean informal migrant entrepreneurs.

South Africa Case Study: The Double Crisis – Mass Migration From Zimbabwe And Xenophobic Violence in South Africa
ICMPD (2017)

This case study aims to make a number of contributions to the literature on migration in countries in crisis. 

Factsheet: Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon
ICMPD (2017)

The situation of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon and the impact of the 2006 crisis on this group. 

Lebanon Case Study: Migrant Domestic Workers and the 2006 Crisis
ICMPD (2017)

A case study of migrant domestic workers (MDWs) in Lebanon. Six case studies have been prepared for this project, to provide detailed information on the impacts of crises on migrants, particularly in the longer-term.

Migrants in Disaster Risk Reduction: Practices for Inclusion
IOM (2017)

The case studies presented in Migrants in Disaster Risk Reduction: Practices of Inclusion highlight that worldwide, migrants, asylum seekers and refugees often face specific conditions of marginalization.

Migrants in Baja California - Vulnerability and Risks
IOM (2017)

This study explores exposure to natural hazards and specific conditions of vulnerability of various groups of foreign nationals in Baja California, Mexico.

Migrants in Mexico - Vulnerability and Risks
IOM (2017)

This study explores migrants' exposure and vulnerability to violence and human right violations, as well as to disasters triggered by natural hazards.