Source: Relief Web

According to the World Bank, climate change could potentially push approximately 100 million people into poverty within the next ten years.

Drought, flooding, or severe storms impact communities living in poverty and the world’s poorest regions.

The majority of the world’s poorest communities rely on farming and hunting and gathering to survive, and just one natural disaster can devastate an entire family or community.

Families living in poverty often turn to detrimental coping mechanisms, including withdrawing children from school, eating fewer meals, and selling precious assets.

Building resilient, proactive communities is key to tackling climate change and its adverse effects that can lead to poverty.

Read full story at: Relief Web

Contact mOppenheimTV

Thank you for your interest in mOppenheimTV. Do you have a question or comment about our programs or services? Please get in touch with us! We welcome any feedback you may have.

Your Name (required)

Your Organization (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Phone (required)

Subject (required) - check any that apply
INSIGHTNonprofit SpotlightPBS CollaborationExecutive SearchOther

Your Message

Please prove you are human by selecting the Flag.

How Climate Change Exacerbates Poverty

Justice & Poverty, News |