William Worley is the U.K. Correspondent for Devex, covering DFID and British aid. Previously, he reported on international affairs, policy, and development. He also worked as a reporter for the U.K. national press, including the Times, Guardian, Independent, and i Paper. His reportage has included work on the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh, drought in Madagascar, the "migrant caravan" in Mexico, and Colombia’s peace process. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Only 6.1% of bilateral development finance was spent on adaptation in 2017, according to a new report, and much more is needed to help lower-income countries prepare for the impacts of a hotter planet.