Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change poverty and vulnerability, Climate change, Health
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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018The majority of the five million people that live in the deltaic Indian Sundarbans face continuous uncertainties in relation to their shelter, livelihoods, and health. Climate change is one of the key factors aggravating this situation.Document
Climate change, vulnerability, food security and human health in rural Pakistan: a gender perspectiveMunich Personal RePEc Archive, 2015Pakistan is among the most vulnerable countries in the South Asian region given still overwhelming dependence of its population on agriculture which in turn mainly depends on the Indus Basin River System. The intensity and frequency of extreme climate events have increased in Pakistan during the recent decades.DocumentAsian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women, 2016Reviewing the Nepalese government's climate change policy showed that the government do not have any policies addressing the linkages between climate change and sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR).DocumentInternational Union of Nutritional Sciences, 2016Climate change increases challenges to women's and children's health. There is more likelihood of women and children suffering and dying from problems such as diarrhoea, undernutrition, malaria, and from the harmful effects of extreme weather events, including floods or drought.Document
Health impacts of climate change in Pacific Island countries: a regional assessment of vulnerabilities and adaptation prioritiesEnvironmental Health Perspectives, 2015Between 2010 and 2012, the World Health Organization Division of Pacific Technical Support led a regional climate change and health vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning project, in collaboration with health sector partners, in thi rteen Pacific island countries - Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon IslandDocumentBulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2016Anthropogenic climate change appears to be increasing the frequency, duration and intensity of extreme weather events. Such events have already had substantial impacts on socioeconomic development and population health.DocumentPlanning Institute of Jamaica, Jamaica, 2005Hurricane Wilma of 2005 has gone down in the record books as the most intense hurricane to have developed in any Atlantic Hurricane Season, having generated sustained wind speeds of 280 km/h.Document
Climate change adaptation: improving environment through reduction in wood cutting and remission in greenhouse gases with introduction and promotion of energy efficient technologies - district Kohistan, Khyber PakhtunkhwaSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013The natural disaster and conflict have brought changes in the physical, chemical and biological character of environment across the globe. Pakistan is one of the worst victims facing effects of climate change in spite of the factual situation that it does not account for generating as well as expanding this global problem.Document
Rapid desk-based study: Understanding the relative strength of climate signals compared to other expected development resultsEvidence on Demand, 2014This rapid desk-based study provides evidence for understanding the relative strength of climate signals compared to other expected development results. The report summarises overall findings in a ‘traffic light’ rating (red, amber, green) and sets out some of the contested nature of findings. It also summarises the evidence to understand climate signals as drivers of development.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2013Taking into account the multiple determinants of climate-sensitive health outcomes, this document provides basic and flexible guidance for conducting a national or subnational assessment of current and future vulnerability to climate change health risks, and of policies and programmes that could increase resilience.