Children in disaster-prone areas in India twice as likely to be living in poverty
Source: Overseas Development Institute, 14/03/2019
The report, ‘Child poverty, disasters and climate change: Investigating relationships and implications over a child’s life course’, has for the first time calculated the true extent that disasters and climate influence child poverty in India and Kenya.
Researchers at the global independent think tank analysed the impact of natural hazard-related disasters, including those potentially influenced by climate change, on children and adolescents at different stages of their life to build a complete picture of how young people’s life chances are affected by such events.
This news is related to one of the 12 themes of the World Conference on Health and Climate Change.
You can find all the information on the theme “Fighting against food insecurity and malnutrition” by following the link