Focusing on social protection, the new WorldRiskReport is released and presented by Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft and the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) of the Ruhr University Bochum. The Covid-19 pandemic, wildfires, and floods have recently made clear how crucial social protection against existential risks is.

The paper analyzes the impact of natural disasters on per-capita GDP growth. Using a quantile regressions and growth-at-risk approach, the paper examines the impact of disasters and policy choices on the distribution of growth rather than simply its average.

This report presents the progress the East Africa Community (EAC) have made in the implementation of the Programme of Action (PoA) in the period 2015-2018.

This report presents the progress the East Africa Community (EAC) have made in the implementation of the Programme of Action (PoA) in the period 2015-2018.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM) operations are growing in complexity and require innovative technologies, systems, approaches, and tools. More efficient and cost-effective solutions that are easily accessible and adaptable across the DRM cycle are also urgently needed.

This publication is titled “Urban Resilience in South Asia”.

The increasingly severe impacts of cyclones, floods and drought in the Eastern Caribbean necessitates a rethink in the way OECS member states prepare for disasters and build longer-term resilience. Preparedness plans are typically out of date and disaster risk management agencies have limited resources.

The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in India under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

FAO published a new study on forest-related disasters that will help contribute to the development of effective responses for future incidents.

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the first pandemic caused by a coronavirus (COVID). Countries around the world moved swiftly to declare states of emergency, closing ports of entry and activating crisis management systems.

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