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Why is there a funding blind spot for disasters in fragile States?

TRF

While billions do go each year to help those affected by conflict and disasters in fragile states, in between crises vulnerable and at risk people living in these countries are routinely forgotten. We therefore need a better understanding of the links between disasters, conflict, and fragility.

  • Donor support allows WFP to extend Africa disaster insurance so risks are managed

    WFP

    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announces an extension of disaster insurance coverage to more African countries to help transform how they cope with drought and floods – from responding only after disasters strike to managing the risks before.

  • The climate change solution to disasters

    Huffington Post

    Halting climate change is the only way to arrest the ever-increasing global burden of disaster, warn Robert Glasser, head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and Achim Steiner, UN Environment Programme Executive Director.

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