Climate Change and its Effect on Children

A study on how children perceive and are affected by climate change in the Maldives.

A father carries two children on a bike under a tree.


The Maldives is the lowest lying country in the world. Its unique geographical features – along with the fact that the country is made up of 1 percent land to 99 percent water – make the Maldives extremely vulnerable to climate change. This unpublished report illustrates how climate change is currently affecting Maldivian children, and lists recommendations for mitigating climate-related threats.

Justyna Orłowska/UNICEF
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