The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference. This collection includes resources on the relevance of disaster risk reduction to the global climate agenda.
This report provides a vital snapshot of the overall progress that governments have made in the field of health and climate change to date, as well as insight into what work remains in order to protect their populations from the most devastating health impacts of climate change.
The impact of climate change and how to respond to it is the defining political debate of our era. There are two forms this response can take – reacting to environmental disasters by providing financial and technical assistance to affected areas.
For a growing number of populations around the world, facing a future of more frequent and extreme disasters will only be possible if more funding is channelled towards adaptation and disaster risk reduction, writes Mami Mizutori.
On Monday 8 November, the Governments of Finland, Sweden the UK and US made public declarations to support risk-informed early action that will help make one billion people safer from climate-related disasters by 2025.
The Asian Development Bank has joined with the Government of the United Kingdom to launch the Urban Resilience Trust Fund , a partnership which aims to reduce risks from climate change through climate resilience planning and innovative urban projects.
Canada, Germany, the United States, Ireland, and the United Kingdom announced funding to support national adaptation planning and action in developing countries to build the climate resilience of vulnerable communities and ecosystems.