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Building a resilient future: experts from the City Climate Finance Gap Fund share how they worked with policy makers in Panama to enhance last-mile connectivity, spur urban regeneration, and support disaster risk reduction in vulnerable communities.
World Bank, the
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.
A severe drought in Panama is creating long queues and delays at the Panama Canal, causing shipping disruptions and further highlighting the impact the climate crisis is having on global trade.
World Economic Forum
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What does a drought in Central America have to do with Australia’s cost of living? Quite a lot, if the drought affects the Panama Canal.
Conversation Media Group, the
Panama is highly exposed to a variety of shocks, including earthquakes, tsunamis, epidemics, wildfires, landslides, and urban riverine and coastal floods. These catastrophic events are increasing in severity due to climate change.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the (GFDRR)
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Panama has instituted critical reforms to improve its technical and institutional capacity to manage the disaster risk resulting from natural and health-related hazards.
World Bank, the
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The Panama Canal is a living example of the importance of resilient infrastructure and good governance, two key factors in disaster risk reduction policies.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
This snapshot looks at the current work of the Government of Panama to articulate and integrate climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into laws and policies, with support from the Panamanian Red Cross and IFRC.

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