The number of Caribbean children displaced by storms has risen approximately six-fold in the past five years, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reveals in a new report released on Friday.
Catastrophic tropical cyclones and hurricanes uprooted an estimated 761,000 children in the region between 2014 and 2018, which also was the hottest five-year period on record.
The preceding five-year period, 2009 to 2013, saw some 175,000 Caribbean youngsters displaced.
“This report is a stark reminder that the climate crisis is a child rights crisis,” said UNICEF Executive Directo
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