China floods: ‘Massive rescue and relief efforts’
Europe floods: Are they linked to climate change?
Worst scenario for global warming: ‘9 out of 10 people worldwide at risk from malaria and dengue’
North American heatwave ‘150 times more likely with climate change’, say attribution scientists
Blog: Historic heat leads American Red Cross volunteers to adapt to ‘a disaster like no other’
 Reducing the Health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Impacts of Climate Change

Reducing the Health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Impacts of Climate Change

Setting the scene on health, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) response in a changing climate

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World Disasters Report 2020 

The impacts of climate change are already devastating lives and livelihoods every year, and they will only get worse without immediate and determined action. The World Disasters Report 2020 analyses climate disaster trends and shows how we can tackle the humanitarian impacts of the climate crisis together.

A first look at the number of people affected by intersecting disasters by Dan Walton and Maarten van Aalst.



A week after the deadly #floods, more than 3,500 Red Cross volunteers and staff members are working continuously on the ground in Germany.

"The situation is disastrous and remains threatening," said Gerda Hasselfeldt, President of the German Red Cross.


Three degrees of global warming is quite plausible and truly disastrous from @TheEconomist


Urban Action Kit

As the world becomes increasingly urban, cities face greater challenges from climate change and the global pandemic, exacerbating existing inequalities and stretching infrastructure. Supporting local actors with urban resilience activities can build social cohesion, improve livelihoods, and make cities more livable. The Climate Centre and its partners have developed their quick-start, low-cost Urban Action Kit to do just this.

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