By Lauren Holter
With less resources to leave the area, and often children and parents to care for, women are more likely to die in natural disasters (which are worsened by warming weather). During the 1995 Kobe earthquake, 1.5 times as many women as men died; and during the 2004 Asian tsunami, three times as many women as men died, according to an Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) report.