Climate change is affecting daily life in ways previously unimagined. Across the world, extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, heat waves and storms are getting more severe and frequent. This is having a devastating impact on living conditions in many parts of the world, particularly where the world's poorest and most vulnerable children live.
With its extensive coastline and location in the Indian Ocean, Madagascar is especially vulnerable to the impact of climate change and natural disasters. It is also one of the world's poorest nations, with just over three quarters of the population living in extreme poverty. The country continues to rank at the bottom of many international child and maternal indices, with children and families facing multiple deprivations in well-being and living
This brochure is a summary of the key findings and recommendations of the Climate Landscape Analysis for Children in Madagascar. The baseline report was carried out to better understand how climate, energy and environment (CEE) issues affect children in Madagascar, and how UNICEF Madagascar can deepen its CEE work in the country.