Hoang Tran Hieu Hanh


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship

October 2020 - September 2021

Project title

Fleeing versus Lockdown: Sustainable Approaches to Migration and Displacement in the Context of Climate Change and Disasters during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Short biography

During the Mercator Fellowship, Hoang Tran Hieu Hanh analysed the adverse effects of climate change on migration and displacement with the aim to reduce the vulnerability of affected communities and enhance their resilience to adapt and respond to a changing climate. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations of Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Potsdam. Currently, she is working at IOM on the links between human im/mobility, COVID-19, climate change adaptation and urbanisation.