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GFDRR programs: disaster risk reduction building resilience in changing climate


This document presents GFDRR's approach, progress made and strategic direction towards adaptation support and disaster risk reduction. It illustrates some concrete examples of various types of projects: (i) economic vulnerability and disaster risk assessments in Malawi and Mozambique; (ii) building cyclone-resistant housing in Madagascar; (iii) disaster and climate risk reduction in the Pacific islands; (iv) climate resilient cities primer; (v) Central America Probabilistic Risk Assessment (CAPRA); (vi) catastrophe bond insurance platform in Mexico; (vii) disaster risk mitigation and adaptation program in Southeastern Europe; (viii) modernizing hydrometeorological services in Central Asia; (ix) North Africa adaptation action plans in Alexandria, Casablanca, and Tunis; (x) collaborating for integrated climate and disaster risk management in Djibouti; (xi) climate change and future flood risks in Bangladesh; and (xii) insuring farmers against climatic risks in Nepal.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Economics of DRR, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Risk Identification & Assessment, Structural Safety
  • Hazards:Cyclone, Flood
  • Countries/Regions:Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania, Bangladesh, Djibouti, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Tunisia

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/18127

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