Children and Youth

Economic Impacts of Natural Hazards on Vulnerable Populations in TONGA
This document aims to capture the impact and vulnerabilities of different groups and sectors, including agriculture and fisheries, tourism, housing and settlements, low-income and informal workers, women, and youth to natural hazards in Tonga.
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International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University
A child drinks water in Mali, Kenya
The research estimates that between 2011 and 2020 there were between 12,000 and 19,000 heat-related child deaths per year in Africa. Additional deaths due to climate change cancel out the recent reductions due to developmental improvements.
PEER seeks to train volunteers through its Community Action for Disaster Response (CADRE) course to make the best use of a community’s youth in managing and reducing the impact of disasters.
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This white paper assesses a select number of strategies in moving towards the goal of ending violence against children amid climate change.
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This briefing details lessons learned in implementing a regional multi-hazard emergency preparedness, disaster risk reduction, and Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) project in the Thailand and the Philippines from May 2020 to June 2022.
UNICEF Risk-informed Education Programming for Resilience
This Guidance Note aims to help those who are working in humanitarian, transition, and development contexts to analyze risk and adapt education policies and programs to take risk into account, so that education populations and systems are more resilient.
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This research study on Community-based Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) in the Pacific has explored opportunities for strengthening EWEA in the Pacific, focusing on Palau as a case study.
Turkana women from Kenya look at images and video
Young volunteers in the east African nation are spreading the word about extreme weather such as drought as climate change worsens.
This comprehensive review provides an outline of child thermoregulation and assessment of thermal strain, before moving to summarize how aerobic fitness can modulate hyperthermia, heat tolerance, and behavioral thermoregulation.