Combined with other climatic impacts, extreme heat events exacerbate negative socioeconomic outcomes, undoing development gains and worsening global hunger.


For the most vulnerable, public sector efforts are needed to address the inequalities and food insecurity that extreme heat events will only exacerbate further.


A key area for investment is social protection systems that could be connected to early warnings and health and energy services.


Read the full article by Kathryn Milliken, Senior Climate Change Adviser, UN World Food Programme

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