Red Cross Red Crescent volunteers respond to wildfires raging across Europe
British Red Cross briefing on intensifying UK heatwaves
ICRC: Climate change and conflict threaten Somali herders
French Red Cross updates ‘Taking care of humankind at +2°’
China floods: ‘Massive rescue and relief efforts’
Climate and Conflict: Regional and Country Factsheets

Climate and Conflict: Regional and Country Factsheets

This series of climate factsheets for conflicts affected by armed conflict, presents key information about current climate in each country. The factsheets include projections, policy and climate related impacts across sectors such as water and habitat, security, protection, health and policy.

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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.



Volunteers from Greece, Italy, Russia, Spain, Turkey respond to #wildfires raging across Europe. In pic, @Kizilay vols distribute food/water in Mersin city as forest burns in distance. 'Wildfires increasing year-on-year across Med,' says @IFRC_Europe -

MEDIA RELEASE: “We are very concerned at this week’s weather forecast, with temperatures tipped to reach as high as 40 degrees Celsius.”

Red Cross Red Crescent volunteers across Europe respond to wildfires as extreme temperatures cause ongoing concern.


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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