It is widely recognized that climate hazards impact the poor disproportionately. However, quantifying these disproportionate hazard impacts on a large scale is difficult given limited information on households’ location and socioeconomic characteristics, and incomplete quantitative frameworks to assess welfare impacts on households.

Multilateral development banks (MDBs) are expected to play a critical role in closing the gap between the volume of finance needed by developing countries to prepare for climate change and the amount of funding they currently have available.

MGNREGS is a poverty alleviation programme implemented pan India. As an employment guarantee scheme, it successfully captures information on the number of jobs and assets created. However, assessment of the multiple climate co-benefits arising from these assets has been a blind spot.

Insurance coverage plays an important role in protecting households, businesses and governments from the financial impacts of climate-related disasters.

This report advances usable knowledge on how climate change and conflict interact in the region. Its findings contribute to a growing body of research examining the links between climate change and conflict outcomes.