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Colombian bill recognizing those displaced by climate-fueled disasters, from floods to drought, could be first for Latin America.
Almost 90 cities issued heat alerts in the extreme weather over the summer of 2022, according to the United Nations Environment Programme. But cities are learning to tackle extreme heat – sometimes with ingenious solutions.
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Building on the progress achieved through previous Bank-financed projects, the Second Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option project strengthened Colombia’s resilience against natural hazards.
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National policies and plans


The purpose of the national plan is to reduce the vulnerability of the country and increase its responsiveness to the threats and impacts of climate change.

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This National Climate Change Adaptation Plan aims to support environmental, territorial and sectoral planning processes to take into consideration climate change and its impacts. It aims to help reduce vulnerability of populations, ecosystems and

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El Plan Nacional de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres en Colombia busca orientar las acciones del Estado y de la sociedad civil en cuanto al conocimiento del riesgo, la reducción del riesgo y el manejo de desastres en cumplimiento de la Política Nacional de

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Risk and governance profile(s)


This climate risk profile is intended to serve as a public good to facilitate upstream country diagnostics, policy dialogue, and strategic planning by providing comprehensive overviews of trends and projected changes in key climate parameters, sector

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The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
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