Women, walking with what possesions they can carry, arrive in a steady trickle at an IDP camp erected next to an AMISOM military base near the town of Jowhar, Somalia, on November 12. Heavy rains in Somalia, coupled with recent disputes between clans, has resulted in over four thousand IDPs seeking shelter at an AMISOM military base near the town of Jowhar, with more arriving daily. AU UN IST Photo / Tobin Jones
‘Migration’ is generally defined as the process of moving. Moving anything. Geese. Wildebeests. Giraffes. Data. People. Migration can be voluntary, driven by the seasons, or forced. It can be managed, but rarely prevented. In some cases migration is temporary, but in others, it is permanent.