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.

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 Preparedness plans are typically out of date and disaster risk management agencies have limited resources.

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