Research with flood-affected children reveals serious impacts on well-being but also a desire to take on a role in flood risk management, which has shown to actually help with children’s recovery. Yet current flood and emergency planning policy either ignores children or positions them as ‘vulnerable’, rather than treating them as citizens in their own right.
In a new report, The Geneva Association provides insights about the causes and effects of mounting social and economic risks, analyses the hurdles and opportunities to realising the insurance industry’s potential, maps the landscape of stakeholders, and provides recommendations on how the industry can build economic resilience to extreme events and climate risks.
India Climate Dialogue
Pakistan’s water crisis may worsen given the government’s failure to reach an agreement on how to manage a minimum of seven rivers it shares with its neighbour Afghanistan. No agreement on how to jointly manage the water has been signed. This may become a major issue as ongoing power and irrigation projects upstream in Afghanistan on shared rivers may impact water flow.