The Project aimed to empower children and youth to play an active role as contributors to societal resilience and to remove barriers to their active involvement in prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Addressing climate change and improving girls’ education are essential to reducing poverty and building prosperous, resilient economies and peaceful, stable societies. Often these issues are viewed in isolation, but they are closely linked.
A new position paper addresses the climate, environment, and biodiversity crises in and through gilrs' education. The position paper calls for ensuring continuity of education for all in the face of increasing extreme weather events and emergencies.
Focusing on eight cyclone-prone countries across multiple regions, the $30 million risk transfer financing platform seeks to support 15 million children, youth and women over an initial three-year pilot.
United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York)
The World Bank helps rehabilitate more than 700 weather-resilient classrooms across the country to protect investments in human capital. The investments include transfer of technical and knowledge skills necessary to build resilient infrastructure.
559 million children are currently exposed to high heatwave frequency, according to new research from UNICEF. Further 624 million children are exposed to one of three other high heat measures - high heatwave duration, severity or extreme high temperatures
Preschool facilities such as day care centers and kindergartens must give top priority to the safety of children in emergencies, because it’s difficult for small children to figure out how to protect themselves in such situations.