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Asia Pacific Children and Youth Voices on Climate Crisis and Disaster Risk
According to the report that surveyed nearly 10,000 children and youths, across 12 countries in the Asia Pacific region, almost every child in disaster-prone areas has experienced climate-related disaster risks in the past 12 months. In Asia-Pacific, extreme weather events, such as floods, are linked to population displacement. Trends also point to the growing frequency, intensity and complexity of disasters.