We often hear about the droughts and floods taking place around the world. However, we have felt their impacts as we have never experienced the dire consequences induced by these events. Residing in the village of Swayimane as a small-scale farmer, Matu Gwala has had to live through this reality, seeing her crop production fall due to inclement rainfall and pest problems. … More The Adaptation Fund and Its Development at COP23
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On February 20, 2016, Cyclone Winston hit the coast of Fiji. Its effects were devastating, leaving 44 dead and costing the country 20% of its GDP. Fijians were left without food and water and hundreds were left homeless.
Uprooted from their homes and forced to seek refuge, victims of climate change must worry about the possibility of not having basic necessities at hand. The destruction brought about by climate change are inarguably profound, causing not only physical damage in the loss of homes and economic infrastructure but also serves as a mental upheaval for all those affected. … More Loss and Damage Discussions at an Impasse at COP23