Determinants of migration, although researched copiously shed little light on the importance of access to sustainable, basic water and sanitation utilities on an individual’s decision to migrate. This research reveals that individuals originating from rural Upper Egypt, rural and urban Lower Egypt, and rural and urban Alexandria and Suez Canal regions are more likely to migrate relative to those from the urban Greater Cairo region. Access to water has been deemed as insignificant while access to sanitation is a significant factor in determining migration patterns as do macro- economic differences in origin governorates, gender, educational background before migration, and employment type and status.
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Soliman, S. M.
(2021).The Extent to Which the Provision of Water and Sanitation Services Affect the Individual’s Decision to Migrate: The Case of Egypt [Master's Thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Soliman, Sara Mohamed. The Extent to Which the Provision of Water and Sanitation Services Affect the Individual’s Decision to Migrate: The Case of Egypt. 2021. American University in Cairo, Master's Thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.