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The COVID-19 pandemic has been the biggest disaster in living memory, on almost any measure. Over 6.5 million people are confirmed to have died in less than 3 years, and the pandemic’s indirect impacts have touched the lives of virtually every community on the planet.

This report identifies global disaster and climate trends to help make better decisions to manage volatility and enhance global resilience.

Climate and demographic changes are two major long-term trends that are evolving simultaneously. The global population is aging, while climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of weather-related disasters and lowering productivity. This paper examines the macroeconomic effects of these three changes in a common framework.

The Pacific region is at a crossroads. The advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals aspirations across all sectors are facing the test of international solidarity.

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.

This document is published annually to provide statistical and analytical perspectives of disaster data. ADRC retrieves data from the Emergency Event Database (EM-DAT) in order to better understand the occurrence, deaths, people affected, and economic losses from disaster events.

The report provides a detailed analysis of India’s expertise in establishing well-defined institutional systems, legislative, policy, and planning frameworks, robust search and rescue capabilities, improved early warning systems, technological advancements for disaster risk management, improved emergency communication, expanded disaster resource

The private sector has an indispensable role to play in advancing climate adaptation and resilience building.

This is the third edition of the Ecological Threat Report (ETR), which analyses ecological threats in 228 independent states and territories.

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.

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