This Nepal country briefing explains why events including monsoon floods, droughts, landslides, and earthquakes force thousands of people to leave their homes each year and shows how stronger data can support prevention and preparedness.

The “Disaster Management Plan for Power Sector” provides a framework and direction to the utilities in the power sector for all phases of the disaster management cycle (i.e. Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery).

The “Disaster Management Plan for Power Sector” provides a framework and direction to the utilities in the power sector for all phases of the disaster management cycle (i.e. Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery).

A report from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warns that half of the countries globally are not protected by multi-hazard early warning systems. The numbers are even worse for developing countries on the front lines of climate change.

The WorldRiskIndex 2022 assesses the disaster risk for 193 countries. This covers all UN-recognized countries and over 99 percent of the world's population. With this year's focus on digitalization, the report highlights changes brought about by digital technologies in disaster preparedness and response, as well as associated risks.

This publication explores good practices in the use of financial instruments to enhance women’s economic resilience to disasters caused by natural hazard events and extreme weather conditions.

The increasing frequency and severity of disaster events — exacerbated by an accelerating climate crisis, environmental degradation and lagging risk governance systems — means that children and young people need immediate action to build resilience.In response, UNICEF and its partners are committed to integrating child-centred DRR (CCDRR) and cl

The report presents an overview of current knowledge and thinking concerning the effectiveness of three distinct layers of financing that set out to address drought risks in different ways.

As part of the development process for a global research agenda for risk-informed development, this paper provides context, baseline information and a ‘state of knowledge’ on disaster risk science.

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.

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