Women most at risk from climate disasters

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Turkana women affected by climate change

From 1999 to 2008, floods affected almost one billion people in Asia, 28 million in the Americas, 22 million in Africa and four million in Europe, according to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

A new United Nations report says that women are most at risk from such climate disasters.

Gerry Adams asked UNEP's spokesperson Jim Sniffen why women are disproportionately affected.

Duration: 2’26″

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