Climate change gender and health in the Pacific

Climate change, gender and health in the Pacific
UN Women Fiji
The World Health Organisation notes that the effects of climate on human society, and our ability to mitigate and adapt to them, are mediated by social factors, including gender. Many health risks likely to be affected by ongoing climate change show gender differentials. Globally, disasters such as droughts, floods and storms kill far more women and children than men. Although sex and age disaggregated data on fatalities from disasters is not available in the region, informal information suggests that this trend is continued in the Pacific region. As the impacts of climate change increase, public expenditure on health

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Geographic coverage: Fiji
Resource type(s): Institutional reports
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