Disasters: impact on child poverty and development

Photo: AOM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest loss

Photo: AOM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest loss

Tuesday 7 May 2019, from 11:00 - 12:30, ODI and remotely.  

From droughts in East Africa to floods in Southern India, the most marginalised people are among the hardest hit in any crisis, with children and adolescents in poverty often the most affected.

Drawing on ODI’s recent research ODI panellists discuss the effect of natural hazards on the different life stages of children and adolescents living in poverty.

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