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Storm damage worsens in a warming world, hiking pressure to adapt

In 2019, Mozambique and Zimbabwe were struck by Idai, the deadliest and costliest cyclone recorded in the southwest Indian Ocean. Image: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Megan Rowling
Journalist, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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Scaling up the over-reporting of adaptation finance to global level: international adaptation finance pledged to developing countries annually by 2020 vs. funding actually provided by developed countries in 2018, adjusted to account for over-reporting. Data source: OECD (2020) and the OECD’s climate-related development finance database.
The actual amount of donor money going to adaptation could be even lower than reported. Image: CARE
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