Climate Change, Disaster Risk, and the Urban Poor

Th is study analyzes the key challenges facing the urban poor, given the risks
associated with climate change and disasters, particularly with regard to the
delivery of basic services, and identifi es strategies and fi nancing opportunities
for addressing these risks. Th e main audience for this study includes mayors and
other city managers, national governments, donors, and practitioners in the fi elds
of climate change, disaster-risk management, and urban development.