Tackling climate change in fragile states and protracted crisis situations
18 October 2021, 13-14:30 BST/14-15:30 CEST
Many of the world's most climate-vulnerable countries also suffer from protracted humanitarian crises linked to conflict, displacement and state fragility. Climate change is already making these crises more severe, with serious consequences for poor and vulnerable people, and especially women, girls and displaced people.
As climate change worsens it will become increasingly difficult for humanitarian agencies to address the needs of people affected by conflict and disasters unless majors reforms are made in the way that they work.
This online event asks what needs to change and what role can humanitarian agencies play in tackling climate change in fragile states and protracted crisis situations?