"The Global Report on Internal Displacement presents the latest information on internal displacement worldwide caused by conflict, violence and disasters."
CDC’s US-Mexico Unit (USMU) works to prevent the spread of infectious disease across borders and improve and promote the health of travelers, migrants, and other mobile border and binational populations. USMU’s main activities include collaborating on the US-Mexico Binational Technical Working Group, overseeing the operation of the Binational Border Infectious Disease Surveillance Program (BIDS), migrant health and binational tuberculosis programs, and international regulatory responsibilities. Their website on US-Mexico health provides a brief overview of the public health issues unique to the border region, our key partners, the guidelines for cooperation, and a resources page complete with health education/communication resources and publications.
To learn more, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/USMexicoHealth/index.html and check back for updates and a Spanish mirror site which should launch this summer.
This web site houses a collection of information, contacts and resources to assist health practitioners in providing care to migrant farm workers. Although the primary intended audience is health care providers in Ontario, much of the information may be useful to other parties.
The Place, Migration, and Health (PMH) network, a diverse group of researchers committed to understanding the links between migration processes and the health of migrants, their families.
The PMH website aims to generate and improve knowledge on the links between migration processes and the health of (im)migrants, their families, and their sending and receiving communities using across-national lens for research and policy.
The work of the researchers in the PMH network seeks to address knowledge gaps in areas critical for understanding the determinants of immigrant health and to inform intervention and policy opportunities to promote the the health of first-generation immigrants and their offspring.
This article, by the Center for Global Development, provides information about emigration and a comparison of emigration from poor Europe in the 19th century to emigration from other poor parts of the world to the US today.
The National Agricultural Workers Survey (NAWS) is an employment-based, random survey of the demographic, employment, and health characteristics of the U.S. crop labor force. The information is obtained directly from farm workers through face-to-face interviews. Since 1988, when the survey began, over 53,000 workers have been interviewed. The survey is funded by the United States Department of Labor.