Kirti K Kalinga[1]


Climate change and migration have been studied in a very mono causal way ignoring the complexity of their relationship. The present paper focuses on Satavaya, a coastal village in Odisha, which suffered mass migration due to sea level rise exacerbated by climate change. Lack of awareness of climate change impacts and lack of government apathy put them in very vulnerable condition. The researcher has tried to analyse their socio economic condition, their perception towards climate change, impacts perceived by them and the necessary adaptation measures they take to combat climate change.

Key Words: Climate change, Forced displacement, Migration, Satavaya, Coastal erosion, Adaptation

[1] Phd research scholar, Utkal University, Odisha, India, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Cite this article:
Kalinga K Kirti. CLIMATE CHANGE PROPELLED MIGRATION:CASE STUDY OF A COASTAL VILLAGE . Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences, vol.13, no.1:60-70, DOI:

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