Systemic Risk

Systems can be affected by critical events or shocks that occur outside or within the system. Systemic risk is associated with cascading impacts that spread within and across systems and sectors via the movements of people, goods, capital and information within and across boundaries. The spread of cascading impacts can lead to potentially existential consequences and system collapse across a range of time horizons.

Latest Systemic Risk additions in the Knowledge Base

Group of school children in Sri Lanka
This new initiative from UNICEF empowers children living in Sri Lanka’s tea estates with disaster preparedness.
United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York)
Public health recommendations during smoke events tend to provide general advice, and don’t often include advice specifically geared at children who are uniquely vulnerable to bushfire smoke.
Conversation Media Group, the
Recent research has brought to light the very high increase in premature births and the severe health outcomes children face due to the impacts of extreme climate change.
Bangladeshi woman washing clothes in a flooded house
Climate change is exacerbating child mortality in flood-prone areas of Bangladesh, prompting mothers to have larger families as a response to the fear of losing children to disasters.
Blue marble and gold abstract background texture portraying the ocean.
The Resilience Evidence Coalition, a network consisting of the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), CDKN and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) has announced the second round of the Knowledge-into-Use awards.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
This study aims to understand how climate-related risks and hazards are reshaping traditional avenues of job entry and employment, particularly for young people in Pakistan.
Turkish schoolgirls in uniform walking in a street
One year after the devastating earthquake in Turkey, the region’s economy and society remain shaken. The devastation has exposed deep societal scars, and the task of rebuilding is still immense.
Conversation Media Group, the
To find out what children must do if a tremor hits when parents, teachers or other adults are not around, Mainichi Shimbun interviewed Satoko Oki, a seismologist and associate professor at Keio University's Faculty of Environment and Information Studies.
Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd., the - Mainichi Daily news, the

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