Glacier melt in the
Freshwater availability in Central, South, East and Southeast Asia particularly in large river basins is projected to decrease due to climate changes which, along with population growth and increasing demand arising from higher standards of living, could adversely affect more than a billion people by the 2050s.
Coastal areas, especially heavily-populated mega-delta regions in South, East and
Climate change is projected to impinge on sustainable development of most developing countries of
Taken together and considering the influence of rapid population growth and urbanization, the risk of hunger is projected to remain very high in several developing countries.
Endemic morbidity and mortality due to diarrhoeal disease primarily associated with floods and droughts are expected to rise in East, South and
From Summary for Policymakers
IPCC WGII Fourth Assessment Report