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World Bank Quick Note on the Impact of Weather Shocks on MENA Households
Introduction: Do households living in climate affected areas in the MENA region believe that changes in climate patterns and their environment are taking place? Have households been affected by extreme weather events, and if so to what extent and which events have had the largest impact? What are the coping strategies that households declare having used, or could be using to cope with climate change and weather shocks? And what are the implications for policy? A new World Bank Study by Wodon et al. (2014) helps in answering these questions.
To read the complete Quick Note, authored by Quentin Wodon and Andrea Liverani, please click here.