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Water flowing from a blue pump pipe
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More cities will likely face water shortages as climate change, deforestation and ecosystems degradation increasingly threaten the natural systems that maintain water supplies. But nature offers solutions, too.
World Resources Institute
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This publication covers adopting a risk-informed development (RID) perspective as crucial to safeguard development gains, foster resilience, and leave no one behind.
Medical model of a heart.
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The Colombian government has worked on legislative instruments to increase resilience of their health sector. With support from GFDRR, a technical team has been supporting Colombia in using innovative analytics to inform its resilience-building efforts.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the (GFDRR)
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A woman waters maize seedlings on a hillside farm in Tierra Blanca, Guatemala
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The Americas Climate Challenge follows previous Challenges in Africa, the Near and Middle East and Asia, supporting 28 pilots to date.
International Committee of the Red Cross
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By examining the link between disaster risk conditions in the host communities and the vulnerability of migrants, the report aims to highlight the potential of reducing risks by incorporating risk-informed development approaches.
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By examining the link between disaster risk conditions in the host communities and the vulnerability of migrants, the report aims to highlight the potential of reducing risks by incorporating risk-informed development approaches.
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This seismic risk profile of Colombia, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
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This publication argues that a health sector response to climate change is especially urgent in Colombia due to geographic vulnerabilities which impact the health risk to its people.

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