United States of America

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Evolution has occurred more rapidly than previously thought in the Chesapeake Bay wetlands, which may decrease the chance that coastal marshes can withstand future sea level rise.
University of Notre Dame
Wildfire damage to drinking water systems can significantly delay a community’s economic recovery. The costliest disaster in Colorado’s history, the Marshall Fire of 2021, resulted in more than $2 billion in losses.
Purdue University
This report examines the role of insurance in recovery from climate disasters across socioeconomic groups in the U.S.

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

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National Platform

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National policies and plans

This strategy document describes goals and strategic actions of a comprehensive strategy to meet key challenges to reducing the Nation’s risk from landslide hazards equitably and effectively.
United States Geological Survey
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Vice President Harris launched the White House Action Plan on Global Water Security, a landmark whole-of-government effort for a water-secure world. The plan covers the full spectrum of global water issues and advances U.S. leadership on water security.
U.S. Department of State
The Biden-Harris Administration released plans developed by more than 20 federal agencies that outline the steps each agency will take to ensure their facilities and operations adapt to and are increasingly resilient to climate change impacts.
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Risk and governance profile(s)

The Voluntary National Report of the United States of America for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
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This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by the USA. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici