Small Island Developing States

Small Island Developing States

Small island and developing states (SIDS), Small Islands, coastal resilience.

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2021
This study quantifies the effects of hurricane windstorms on economic activity using nightlight as a proxy at the highest spatial resolution data available and accordingly, the broader socioeconomic and environmental effects of this protection.
World Bank, the
As Pacific braces for rainfall Tuvalu battles drought, the Fiji military pivots from the pandemic to preparing for disaster, and the latest approaches to taking the disaster preparedness message to the people of the Pacific.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Under the ‘Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient’ initiative in Cape Verde, a wide cross-section of organizations came together to rank Praia’s levels of disaster resilience. The city is also now developing its first DRR plan.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Thanks to the ‘Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient’ initiative, a new DRR action plan was developed in La Isla to establish a clear picture of zoning in the city, which helps regulate where people can build and where to invest in drainage infrastructure.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
After having used UNDRR's Disaster Resilience Scorecard to assess its risk reduction status in 10 essential areas, Honiara, in the Solomon Islands, has adopted a gender-focused approach to resilience.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2019
The aim of the Kiribati Joint Implementation Plan is to support the implementation of holistic approaches on climate actions. The plan prioritises 104 climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction actions.
Kiribati - government
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2018
The creation of the NAP is the latest initiative by the Fijian Government in its quest to boost the resilience of the Fijian economy and of all Fijians.
Fiji - government
Despite the progress and momentum of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, nations are still not moving fast enough to avoid the worst of climate change.
Conversation Media Group, the