The CM4EW reports on climate hazards, such as drought, flood, and extreme weather, as well as pests and crop diseases, as part of its monitoring of countries at risk of famine and to provide early warnings of impending crop shortfalls.
Group on Earth Observations Global Agricultural Monitoring Initiative
The European Union, through its Disaster Preparedness Programme (DP) under the Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO), has invested more than 321 million euros in 34 countries.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO)
When private companies are affected by disasters, the impacts are felt by the whole society. It affects access to goods and services for people and other businesses, as well as jobs and recovery for afflicted communities.