Consequences of a hazardous event on the physical, economic and psychological well-being of individuals and on the functioning of a community. Features of a social system that help to avoid losses and maintain or recover satisfying living conditions after a shock.
19 Jul 2016, UNDP USA
El Niño demands immediate attention to development solutions to mitigate the impact of its inevitable return, said the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ahead of a recent key international meeting. While the latest El Niño is now receding, around 60 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance due to drought, flooding and other extreme weather events.
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