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The Children’s Climate Risk Index

The climate crisis is a child rights crisis presents the Children’s Climate Risk Index (CCRI), which uses data to generate new global evidence on how many children are currently exposed to climate and environmental hazards, shocks and stresses. A composite index, the CCRI brings together geographical data by analyzing 1.) exposure to climate and environmental hazards, shocks and stresses; and 2.) child vulnerability. The CCRI helps to understand and measure the likelihood of climate and environmental shocks or stresses leading to the erosion of development progress, the deepening of deprivation and/or humanitarian situations affecting children or vulnerable households and groups.

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Source

UNICEF

Area of Work

Climate, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction

Type

Tool / Planning Tool

Language

English

Year Published

2021

Last Checked

19/05/2022

DD/MM/YYYY

Region

Global