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Disasters have increased by a factor of five in the past 50 years, and this trend is increasing. In the last year, disasters caused damages of around $270 billion, making increased disasters risks one of the most significant impacts of climate change.
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Cities are at the forefront of understanding risks and devising ways to manage them. Extreme weather events are on the rise, putting dense urban centers with their high concentrations of people and capital, in the line of fire.
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This knowledge-sharing document was written with a view to capturing the key lessons from the early response to the long-term recovery of Mabi town.
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