Climate extremes and child rights in South Asia: a neglected priority

The links between climate change and disasters in South Asia, such as flooding in Pakistan or cyclones in Bangladesh, are increasingly evident. However, there is little recognition of the potentially life-long impact of climate change and related disasters on the wellbeing of the region’s children. In a region that accounts for more than one quarter of the world’s children, with 614 million children under 18, girls and boys must receive greater priority in measures to respond to disasters and in disaster risk reduction planning.
This project briefing is published by Overseas Development Institute (ODI).

Published 2012-11-28

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2012
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Document Information

Publication year
2012
Format
pdf, 4p.
Rights
© Overseas Development Institute 2012
Creative Commons License
None
Identifier
ISSN 1756-7602