Primary school students wade through floodwaters in Pampanga, Philippines. File photo: AFP Primary school students wade through floodwaters in Pampanga, Philippines. File photo: AFP
Primary school students wade through floodwaters in Pampanga, Philippines. File photo: AFP

From Australia to Philippines, children face future with more heatwaves, floods, droughts

  • Children will, on average, suffer seven times more heatwaves due to climate change than their grandparents did, according to a report by aid agency Save the Children
  • Those in low- and middle-income countries will bear the brunt, including poor mental health and disruptions to their education

Topic |   Climate change
Primary school students wade through floodwaters in Pampanga, Philippines. File photo: AFP Primary school students wade through floodwaters in Pampanga, Philippines. File photo: AFP
Primary school students wade through floodwaters in Pampanga, Philippines. File photo: AFP
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