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Behind CASCADES: Cascading climate risks and public health in the Middle East and North Africa

This conversation explores how the impacts of climate change are set to interact with other societal and individual vulnerabilities to negatively affect human health


Published on 20 April 2022

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In this episode of Behind CASCADES we hear a conversation, held on Twitter Spaces on World Health Day 2022, about how the cascading risks of climate change will affect public health in the MENA region, drawing on the new CASCADES report, and featuring insights from three experts on different dimensions of climate risk in the region:

  • Wim Zwijnenburg, Project Leader in Humanitarian Disarmament, PAX
  • Hanaa Almoaibed, Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Research Fellow at the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies
  • Omnia El Omrani, Youth Climate Activist, Junior Doctor, Commissioner at the Lancet-Chatham House Commission on Improving Population Health Post-COVID
  • Chair: Glada Lahn, Senior Research Fellow at Chatham House