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forced migration

Definition(s)

A migratory movement in which an element of coercion exists, including threats to life and livelihood, whether arising from natural or man-made causes (e.g. movements of refugees and internally displaced persons as well as people displaced by natural or environmental disasters, chemical or nuclear disasters, famine or development projects).

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Translations

  • BG: принудителна миграция
  • CS: nucená migrace
  • DE: erzwungene Migration / Zwangsmigration
  • EL: αναγκαστική μετανάστευση
  • EN: forced migration
  • ES: migración forzosa
  • ET: sundränne
  • FI: pakkomuutto
  • FR: migration forcée
  • GA: imirce éigeantais
  • HU: kényszermigráció
  • IT: migrazione forzata
  • LT: priverstinė migracija
  • LV: piespiedu migrācija
  • MT: Migrazzjoni kostretta / sfurzata
  • NL: gedwongen migratie
  • PL: migracja przymusowa
  • PT: migração forçada
  • RO: migraţie forţată
  • SK: nútená migrácia
  • SL: prisilna migracija
  • SV: tvångsmigration
  • NO: tvangsmigrasjon

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