Op-Ed: Are Asia’s social protection systems ready for the shock of climate change?
Social protection programmes need to be strengthened and expanded across Asia to prepare for the impacts of climate change.
Asia and the Pacific is the most disaster-prone region in the world. It also happens to be the most populous, leaving it disproportionately vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In fact, of the 10 countries most affected by climate change in the last 20 years, six are in Asia.
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