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.
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.
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.
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.
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.