Fragility and conflict

Disaster risk reduction in a context of exposure to risk combined with insufficient coping capacity of the state, system and/or communities to manage, absorb or mitigate those risks.

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This study presents an overview of the Fund’s experience and lessons learned from addressing climate change adaptation and strengthening long-term resilience to climate change in fragile and conflict-afflicted countries.
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The guidance outlines key steps for applying the Checklist on Scaling Up DRR in Humanitarian Action effectively, enabling actors to bolster risk reduction efforts, enhance response capabilities, and foster resilience in humanitarian contexts.
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Fighting between armed gangs has utterly upended life in Haiti, making it even harder to cope with the tropical cyclones that are becoming more frequent and severe because of climate change.
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A Syrian girl at Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan.
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The economic damage wrought by climate change is six times worse than previously thought, with global heating set to shrink wealth at a rate consistent with the level of financial losses of a continuing permanent war, research has found.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
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The 2024 Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) report presents the data and analysis behind the 75.9 million people living in internal displacement as of the end of 2023.
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An unusual heatwave … made the already inhumane living conditions even worse for 1.5 million people, mostly living under plastic sheets in Rafah," UNRWA chief Philippe Lazzarini said in a statement.
Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre
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Stronger social protection systems and scaled-up adaptive national safety net programs are a critical piece of building resilience in the Sahel, helping to reinforce the social contract, tackle the root causes of fragility.
World Bank, the
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The report examines the dynamics and challenges involved in implementing disaster risk finance (DRF) in Fragility, Conflict, and Violence (FCV) settings.
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