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The winds of change: climate change, poverty and the environment in Malawi


This report gathers peoples' observations of climate change in Malawi and what it means for their lives and livelihoods. They describe rising temperatures, longer drier seasons and more intense and concentrated rainfall. The report shows how climate change interacts with poverty and environmental pressures to create a spiral into vulnerability. Women in particular suffer, having to spend even more time growing food and gathering increasingly scarce water and wood.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Environment, Vulnerable Populations
  • Countries/Regions:Malawi

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/11466

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