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Hurricane Ian damage - September 2022
Annual Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight report reveals $313 billion global economic loss from natural catastrophes. Prominence of droughts and heatwaves highlighted growing importance of these perils in a warming world.
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Women walking on Malo Island, Vanuatu
Last month, a new Automated Weather Station (AWS) was installed at the Vanuatu Agricultural Research and Training Centre in Luganville. Two Automatic Rainfall Gauges (ARG) were installed at the villages of Vunaspef and Sarakata Hydro.
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
A Vietnamese school girl bikes through the flooded streets in Ho Chi Minh wearing her school uniform.
Failure to invest the bare minimum needed to withstand projected climate damage could cost emerging markets hundreds of billions in climate damages and lost GDP growth this decade, according to a new study by Standard Chartered.
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Disasters can damage or entirely destroy bridges and cause widespread destruction and social mayhem. But factoring risk into design and maintenance can help ensure the safety of the millions of people who cross bridges on a daily basis.

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

The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami is remembered as one of the worst disaste

Blog: DRR Voices

LGBTQIA+ people are often some of the most marginalised in disasters. We need to build early warning systems that are inclusive of all of society – and that involve marginalised communities in all stages of their development.
In Liberia, challenges abound, but progress will prevail. Joining MCR2030 is helping its cities build resilience to disease outbreaks, and reducing the impacts of natural hazards.
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030