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Capacity Development and Learning Lead Hailey Keuck

Hailey Keuck is the capacity development and learning lead for the climate change adaptation, thought leadership and assessments (ATLAS) project.

Blog Posts by Hailey Keuck

Managing for Climate Risk

This post originally appeared on Climatelinks. A changing and more variable climate —threatens to undermine development interventions or investments to improve the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people. At the June Adaptation Community Meeting, four climate change risk specialists from leading development organizations—USAID, the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the Inter-American Development Bank…

Compounded Impacts of Climate Change: Emerging Health Risks to the World’s Most Vulnerable Populations

This post originally appeared on Climatelinks. The direct consequences of climate variability and change on the health of vulnerable populations are fairly well established, but there is emerging evidence that the indirect consequences are just as insidious, detrimental, and widespread. Which populations are the most vulnerable? Those who may be more susceptible to disease, have preexisting health conditions,…

From Research to Response: The Role of Climate Information in Anticipating and Responding to Disease Outbreaks in Mozambique

This post originally appeared on Climatelinks. Malaria kills hundreds of thousands of people worldwide every year (over 90 percent of these deaths occur in Africa) and diarrheal disease is the second leading cause of death in children under five years old. Large investments in health have led to significant declines in both diseases; however, emerging evidence suggests that climate…