Climate change impacts human health and strains heavily burdened health services everywhere. Health-related risks linked to climate change range widely, from increased transmission of vector-borne diseases to decreased access to services after disasters.
People around the world are supported by an intricate mesh of water, sanitation and drainage systems. When these systems are neglected for prolonged periods of time or exposed to natural hazards and disasters, the systems become vulnerable to collapse.
The global economy is increasingly digital. The internet and other information and communication technologies are changing the way individuals, businesses and governments operate. Their resilience to disasters and their ability to recover is crucial.
Airports are a key sector for which the potential impacts of disaster, natural hazards and climate change could be particularly challenging. Understanding and strengthening airport infrastructure is a critical step toward building resilience.