A city is rising from the waters of the Indian Ocean. In a turquoise lagoon, just 10 minutes by boat from Male, the Maldivian capital, a floating city, big enough to house 20,000 people, is being constructed.
This paper examines critical gaps and implications of risk communication in the global agreements SFDRR, SDGs, and UNFCCC by assessing three select case studies from urban areas of tropics in South Asia.
The National Disaster Management Center (NDMC) has developed in leaps and bounds in the recent couple of years. What started as a center for tsunami recovery coordination and relief management has now become the central national institution at the helm of
This framework prescribes the Government and the people of Maldives strategic polices for responding to climate change impacts over the next 10 years (2014–2024). The policy defines five thematic goals and strategies that the Government and the people of
This framework outlines actions that would guide local, national and international agencies when assisting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Maldives in any unfortunate case of a disaster. The framework will be activated under the administration
This document aims to succinctly summarize the climate risks faced by the Maldives. This includes rapid onset and long-term changes in key climate parameters, as well as impacts of these changes on communities, livelihoods and economies, many of which are