Conflict and violence
War, conflict and violence force people to move.
Persecution and violence
For example, many people leave because they are from an ethnic or religious minority.
See also: statelessness
Fragile governments, corrupt governments, and political crisis force people to leave.
Poverty, malnutrition, and uneven development force people to move.
Disaster and environmental displacement
Floods, earthquakes and other disasters, environmental degradation and climate change all force people to move.
Population growth and bulges, urbanization and other demographic factors force people to move.
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