The impact of climate change on the vulnerability of the poor

This key sheet is part of a series aimed at DFID staff and development partners examining the impact of climate change on poverty, and exploring tools for adaptation to climate change.

It examines the impact of climate variability and climate change on the vulnerability of the poor. The reader will be guided through the key issues of:

• The impact of current climate variability on vulnerability;
• The impact of climate change on vulnerability; and
• Actions to reduce vulnerability to climate change.

Lastly, it advises on how development policy and economic management can reduce the vulnerability of the poor to the impacts of climate change.

Download the key sheet
(288 KB, PDF, www.dfid.gov.uk)

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Department for International Development (DFID)
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