Climate change, disaster risk, and the urban poor: summary

This summary provides an overview of the report on Climate Change, Disaster Risk, and the Urban Poor: Cities Building Resilience for a Changing World.  This report examines the interlinkages between climate change, disaster risk, and the urban poor, underscoring four key messages: The urban poor are on the front line; City governments are the drivers for addressing risks through ensuring basic services; City officials build resilience by mainstreaming risk reduction into urban management; and  Significant financial support is needed.

 

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