The global climate is changing, and people all over the world are confronting new, more severe risks. We are experiencing an increasing number of odd weather events and unprecedented disasters, many of which are linked to climate change.
The expected increase of floods, droughts, intense cyclones, heat waves, sea level rise, pests and diseases will continue to affect millions of people around the globe. This also has major implications and poses challenges to the humanitarian organisations responding to these events like the Red Cross Red Crescent.
Watch this video to find out about more about the phenomenon and its consequences as well as some strategies and activities like disaster risk reduction that are adopted by the Red Cross Red Crescent.