Environment and climate change

The long-term welfare impacts of natural disasters: Evidence from Ugandan landslides

Submitted by pmassetti on Thu, 01/19/2023 - 16:49

theigc.org (09.01.2023) When natural disasters displace households, impacts on welfare can last for years after the event and vary depending on the extent of response. Between 2008 and 2018, around 265 million people were displaced by natural disasters around the world. While climate change threatens to increase the frequency and severity of natural disasters, studying the impacts of displacement is very difficult for two main reasons.

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