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This collaborative report presents the latest research from across the globe on how persons with disabilities are affected by internal displacement.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
A blazing wildfire starts to encroach on residential areas in Braga, Portugal
States are struggling to budget given incomplete data
Grist Magazine
Remaining puddle in a dried lake
Experts at COP27 have made apocalyptic forecasts of weather under climate change if urgent action is not taken. In South Asia the anticipated ‘climate chaos’ is already a reality for many, with extreme droughts and floods increasingly affecting the region
International Water Management Institute
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Resource guides

Access disruptions on roads following a disaster can cause significant social and economic losses. Risk informed infrastructure investment is critical to ensure the construction and maintenance of resilient road networks.

Words into Action
Implementation guides for the Sendai Framework
Learning from Past Disasters

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy made landfall in Cuba and swept through the East Coast of the United States, causing critical destruction.

Blog: DRR Voices

Profiles of advocates working to reduce the risks faced by people living with disabilities, and to make disaster risk reduction, essential services and whole societies across the Asia-Pacific region more inclusive for people living with disabilities.
Dr. Homolata Borah has been working towards reducing disaster risk for some of the most vulnerable communities living in the world’s largest inhabited river island of Majuli in the state of Assam in India.
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030