Small Island Developing States

Disaster risk management, disaster risk reduction, disaster preparedness and long-term recovery in the context of Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Τhis theme covers the unique and particular vulnerabilities of SIDS as well as SIDS’ exposure to climate hazards and sea-level rise.

Latest Small Island Developing States additions in the Knowledge Base

SIDS are highly vulnerable to climate change. Enhancing their resilience can inspire innovative approaches that benefit coastal communities. We explore solutions that mitigate storm impacts, preserve freshwater resources and protect infrastructure.
Stockholm Environment Institute
Regional cooperation strengthens disaster risk reduction efforts in the Caribbean
The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) will support upgrading the recovery section of its Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Audit Tool to include a Sectoral Recovery Capacity Assessment (SRCA).
World Bank, the
This study explored individual and household (IH) preparedness in The Bahamas – a small island developing state in the Caribbean.
The European Union(EU) Intra-ACP GCCA Plus Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change and Resilience Building (PACRES) Project works to address a range of issues across the Pacific by scaling up pilot projects to tackle climate change through adaptive measures.
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
This volume seeks to collect in one place the names and scopes of action of organizations, agencies, and networks that Pacific peoples use to undertake CCA and DRR action.
Hurricane Irma traverses the Eastern Caribbean in this satellite view
Building upon the progress of the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project, a team provided St. Lucia's government with training and technical assistance on the design and implementation of its first-ever risk-based infrastructure asset management system.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the (GFDRR)
Tonga drill
The 15 January 2022 tsunami in Tonga demonstrates how a high level of risk awareness among the population, combined with effective early warning systems, saves lives.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Over the years, Vanuatu's local businesses have put together a wealth of experience, insights, and lessons learned with the support of the OCHA/UNDP Connecting Business initiative, in the hopes that other island nations can learn from them.
Connecting Business initiative

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