This note provides insights from the ODI report 'Building resilience for all: intersectional approaches for reducing vulnerability to natural hazards in Nepal and Kenya', which highlights challenges and opportunities for understanding intersecting inequalities and delivering effective intersectional approaches that help build resilience to natur

Intersectional approaches recognise that ‘people have different identities, needs, priorities and capacities which are not static, and will shift and change over time – affecting their ability to prepare for, cope with and respond to natural hazards and climate variability.’ This paper aims to better understand different factors that influence p

This study examines the relationship between natural hazard-related disasters, including those influenced by climate change, and child and adolescent poverty in India and Kenya. It explores these connections through a lifecycle approach focusing on the incidence of child poverty and longer-term poverty dynamics and wellbeing.

The pressure is on for signatories to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 (SFDRR) to achieve and demonstrate a reduction in disaster losses by 2030.

India has suffered from many disasters in its recent history, both natural and climate-related, and these continue to cause devastation. In November 2015, floods in the southern city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, killed over 370 people and damaged crops worth US$190 m.