Disasters: impact on child poverty and development

The most marginalised people are among the hardest hit in any crisis, with children and adolescents in poverty often the most affected.  See the video below to learn more about the effect of natural hazards on the different life stages of children and adolescents living in poverty.

For more information on CPAN work on the relation among disasters, climate change and poverty click here.

Poverty Dynamics: What is a 'transitory poverty escape'?

Learn more about our ‘Life Histories Approach’ on our What we do page.

CPAN's 10 Key messages to eradicate chronic and extreme poverty

What is chronic poverty?

Chronic poverty is the long and grinding poverty that people live in for many years, and for some people, for their whole lives. Chronically poor people need to be at the centre of poverty reduction policies if we are going to achieve the goal of eradicating extreme poverty for good.

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