We live in an era where climate change will increase the number and severity of natural disasters — impacting more communities. Drought, wildfires, extreme heat events, and hurricanes will continue to afflict communities. This increase will occur not only in traditional
Editors note: This article was co-written by Anne De Lannoy and Jane Kronner. In late 2017, Cyclone Ockhi sank or damaged nearly 500 fishing boats off the southern coast of India, leaving more than 350 people from the country’s Tamil Nadu
EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY, HRH PRINCESS LAMIA BINT MAJED ALSAUD, SECRETARY GENERAL ALWALEED PHILANTHROPIES. THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. The key to our development challenges?