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This document presents the importance of gender in the private sector and disaster management, and the connections between them.

In this paper, we try to cover a whole range of polices and schemes that have been undertaken in India to finance disaster risk resilience (DRR).

This chapter introduces the importance of integrating climate change adaptation and disaster risk management principles in the water supply sector. It demonstrates why technical capacity and funding resources in this area should be enhanced to reduce risk.

This publication comprehensively synthesizes climate characteristics and projections, vulnerability to natural hazards, sectoral climate change impacts, and adaptation priorities in Maldives.

This publication comprehensively synthesizes climate characteristics and projections, vulnerability to natural hazards, sectoral climate change impacts, and adaptation priorities in Nepal.

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.

Flood is the most prevalent and costliest natural disaster in the world which devastates both life and economy on large extent. Extreme flooding events are not relegated to the least developed nations, but can also devastate and ravage the most economically advanced and industrialized nations.

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) Natural Disasters Data Book 2019 provides statistical perspectives in figures and tables for 2019 as well as for the period 1990-2019 based on data obtained by EM-DAT. According to EM-DAT, 440 natural disasters occurred in 2019 worldwide, killing 24,112 people and affecting approx. 100 million people.

This report evaluates the impact of the disasters and extreme weather eventsthat occurred worldwide during 2020 and provides an overview of global economic losses. The report is designed to help identify trends, enhance risk mitigation, transfer risk, and build resilience.

The Ready for the Dry Years publication series has been a part of joint efforts between ESCAP and ASEAN to support Member States to prepare for intensifying drought risk, by assessing patterns of drought hazard exposure and vulnerability, highlighting drought impacts, and assessing future drought risks in the decades ahead.

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