Impact of climate change on vulnerable populations and the role of housing

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This plenary discusses how international organisations and cities are proactively addressing the impact of climate change on vulnerable populations – with a specific focus on the role of housing in reducing vulnerability.

Moderator: James Schell – Senior Manager: Middle East & North Africa, Habitat for Humanity International


  • Ela Serdaroglu – Red Cross and Red Crescent
  • Brett Moore – UNHCR – Chief of Shelter and Settlements Section
  • Alina Muzioł-Węcławowicz – World Urban Forum
  • Karimi Gitonga – Asia Regional Technical Advisor for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)