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Every week the PreventionWeb team of editors selects the latest news and research, reports and publications on disaster risk reduction – here is their selection of the latest must-read content.

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This study contributes to the evidence base that investments in Nature-based Solutions for freshwater management are economically preferred.
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This brief outlines key learning from the SHEAR programme to guide the development of usable and useful disaster risk visualisations.
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This snapshot will explore experience and learning about bringing together institutions and individuals from across three “pillars."
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The report, Sand and Dust Storms Risk Assessment in Asia and the Pacific, was launched by the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management.
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP)
SDG Learncast Podcast
There is a tangible gap between the current climate science on the one hand and policymaking and practice on the other hand. How can we make climate and risk knowledge accessible to those who need them the most?.
UN SDG: Learn
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Though increased rainfall and higher temperatures are making the region greener, more fertile and more "beautiful" now, experts warn this beauty comes at a high cost.
Thomson Reuters
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There has always been extreme weather, but human-caused global warming can increase extreme weather’s frequency and severity.
Conversation Media Group, the
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This guidance note provides practical step-by-step guidance on how to achieve a gender-smart Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance programme.
Opportunities for Strengthening Resilience by Integrating Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance (CDRFI) in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes
This report analyzes the ways in which countries are integrating CDRFI solutions in their efforts to formulate and implement NAPs—as well as the missed opportunities.
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The climate crisis is a child rights crisis presents the Children’s Climate Risk Index (CCRI).
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