Displacement disparity : filling the gap of protection for the environmentally displaced person
Nicole Angeline Cudiamat
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Valparaiso University law review, Vol. 46, no. 3, spring 2012, p. 891-938
Developing a cohesive definition for the Environmentally Displaced Person ("EDP") is the first step in devising a level of protection designed specifically to address the vulnerability of EDPs and establish legal responsability to protect these people. This note aims to synthesize a formal definition of the EDP by using the histories and protections of vulnerable populations, with particular focus on the refugee as a comparative framework.