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Jemaima Tiatia-Seath Yvonne Underhill-Sem Alistair Woodward


An estimated 75 million people from the Asia-Pacific region will be forced to migrate by 2050 as a result of climate change. Moreover, New Zealand and Australia will become a potential relocation destination for many Pacific peoples.This call to action is timely, as New Zealand's current government is proposing to provide climate migration visas for Pacific peoples displaced by rising sea levels. The post-migration experience of recent migrants is important in the resettlement process and the sociocultural conditions of a host country can have powerful influence on their mental health and wellbeing. 

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The Nexus between Climate Change, Mental Health and Wellbeing and Pacific Peoples. (2018). Pacific Health Dialog, 21(2), 47-49.