Why Climate Disasters Exacerbate Domestic Violence
“Why do climate disasters exacerbate domestic violence?”
When climate disasters occur, people lose their resources and are forced to shelter in places for long periods of time. This can lead people to being entrapped with domestic abusers without the ability to escape. Worse, the immediate chaos surrounding the disaster makes it more difficult to report and get assistance from authorities. This is Why Climate Disaster Exacerbates Domestic Violence. Disaster professionals will need to consider ways to mitigate these risks and ensure the protection of victims.