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Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
Documents and publications
This seismic risk profile of Costa Rica, 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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Documents and publications
This factsheet presents findings from an analysis of 14 Latin American countries to document the SNIPs’ response to the pandemic, as well as to draw recommendations and lessons-learned for stimulating economic recovery in a resilient manner.
Mangroves at a river in Costa Rice.
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In Manzanillo, Costa Rica, we meet Ana Cecilia Solís Ugalde, a community leader who created a mangrove nursery to build climate resilience in her community.
Global Resilience Partnership
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Actively engaging women in decision-making processes on climate action is important. Building this groundwork started ten years ago, at COP18, where nations agreed to improve women’s participation in international climate policymaking.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Cover- Costa Rica VNR MTR
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Costa Rica's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
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The IFRC has approved two Early Action Plans: the EAP for floods in Honduras, and the EAP for volcanic ashfall in Costa Rica. As a result, 2,700 Honduran families and 2,400 Costa Rican families will be able to anticipate the impacts of these hazards.
Anticipation Hub
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The ability to provide a “volcano forecast” could help reduce the significant health, safety, and even economic impacts of eruptions; they regularly disrupt aviation and the global supply chain we depend on.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Coverpage of "Climate risk country profile: Costa Rica"
Documents and publications
Costa Rica’s climate is characterized by annual patterns. These are periodically affected by fluctuations in the temperature of the surrounding oceans, interaction of the atmospheric circulation with the volcanic mountain, and El Niño/La Niña cycles.

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