Children and youth

Strategies and approaches to empower children and youth and engage them as actors and contributors in DRR and resilience-building policies, programmes and strategies.

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Documents and publications
This study aimed to evaluate university students’ perceptions of flood risk and their understanding of common flood probabilities in the Greater Sydney region of Australia.
School in Nepal
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With ever increasing events of high heat and pollution across the Asian region, prompting school closures more frequently than before, education stakeholders must reconsider the suite of available policies.
Center for Global Development
PIlaga children, Argentina
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About 35 million children are living in areas exposed to Atlantic hurricanes during what could be the most active hurricane season in recorded history, Save the Children said. We stand side by side with children in the world's toughest places.
Save the Children International
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Women battle extreme heat as they push to keep playing sports against all odds in Pakistan's sweltering Sindh province.
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As heat waves creep north, they are baking schools that previously did not need air conditioning. Fixing the problem will be neither cheap, nor easy.
Washington Post, the
Pregnant woman sitting on a bench
Research briefs
The research published in 2010, and even though focused on California, was the first large-scale epidemiological study looking at preterm delivery and temperature conducted anywhere in the world.
Eos - AGU
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Documents and publications
In this review, the researchers aimed to describe the current landscape of available epidemiological evidence on key climate risks on maternal and newborn health (MNH).
People in a destroyed house following Hurricane Matthew in Roche a Bateux, Haiti in October 2016
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UNICEF and the Civil Protection Department are distributing cash assistance to the 300 most vulnerable affected families, to ensure their recovery and that they do not sink into further poverty.
United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York)
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