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

The Caribbean region is highly susceptible to a variety of natural hazards that can cause widespread damage to infrastructure and property. Recovery efforts that are delivered rapidly can more effectively alleviate social and economic burdens.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the (GFDRR)
This strategy will target children and youth, local communities, and media across Indian Ocean islands with the ultimate aim of ensuring that the concept of disaster risk is taken into consideration at every level of society.
The regional scientific and principal organisation, the Pacific Community (SPC), is spearheading a new project, called Digital Earth Pacific, to capture extensive satellite information about climate change and natural disasters in the region.
Inter Press Service International Association
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.

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