Climate change: an additional burden for the most vulnerable

This briefing paper outlines the threat climate change poses to poor and vulnerable populations, its implications for agriculture and water resources, and how it can exacerbate existing tensions and hazards.

The impact of climate change is a humanitarian reality that Action Against Hunger teams must face every day, and therefore at the very heart of Action Against Hunger’s humanitarian mandate.

This briefing paper outlines the threat climate change poses to poor and vulnerable populations, its implications for agriculture and water resources, and how it can exacerbate existing tensions and hazards.

About this document

Section: Technical
Thematic Area: Disaster Risk Reduction
Location: Global
Type: Position Paper
Tags: Climate Change
Language: English

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Author: Peggy Pascal, Sandrine Roussey
Year Published: 2015
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