Exploring links between financial services and climate resilience: evidence from Myanmar

The Rapid Response Research project seeks to gather information on households’ resilience to climate extremes and its determinants. Under the wider Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters programme, a series of mobile phone surveys were conducted in Hpa-An township, eastern Myanmar.1 This report lays out early findings from the analysis of survey answers, focusing on access to financial services and emergency funds.