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.

Substantial research is taking place in Asia on climate change, the impacts it is likely to have on vulnerable populations, and ways to adapt to new climatic conditions as they emerge.

Human-induced climate change, in conjunction with environmental degradation, will have unavoidable effects on cities. UN-Habitat estimates that 70% of the world