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Kayalitsha, South Africa
Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni city leaders engaged local residents in a citizen science campaign to map exactly which neighborhoods face the brunt of rising temperatures. The study shows how heat relates to historical legacies and future challenges.
As climate-related hazards increase in intensity and frequency, communities and insurers can use updated risk maps and models to understand and estimate loss.
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s Sixth Assessment Report, more than 30 percent of global crop and livestock areas could become climatically unsuitable by 2100, in the worst-case climate scenario.
Highway with cars rushing over it at night.
New CDRI-Sponsored Open Access Special Issue of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure Launched at COP27
A group of civilians are moved to safety by boat amid deep floods in Badin, Pakistan
The UN estimates that the floods which besieged Pakistan in the summer of 2022 have affected 33 million people, with over 2 million homes destroyed and over 8 million people displaced in a region which already struggles with high rates of malnutrition.
As many parts of Australia experience increased flooding, Architecture student Bethany Hooper looks to global examples of building design and planning that centre resilience and adaptability in a changing climate.
Swiss Re analysis shows that the frequency of costly hail events in France is underestimated in existing industry benchmarks, suggesting that adjustments to insurance risk assessment and pricing are needed
Nick Moody, Coordinator of the IDF Risk Modelling Steering Group; Ekhosuehi Iyahen, IDF Secretary General; German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Svenja Schulze; Minister Sherry Rehman from the Pakistan Ministry of Climate Change; Dr. Annette Detken, Head of the InsuResilience Solutions Fund and public sector lead of the GRMA programme; Dr Saima Shafique, Programme Director, Ministry of Climate Change, Pakistan
The Global Shield against Climate Risks cooperation led by the G7 and V20 has identified the Global Risk Modelling Alliance as a key resource, particularly during initial in-country climate risk assessments and subsequent capacity building.
Two indigenous women looking at a book.
Droughts and floods have radically altered family farming, but women leaders are finding solutions for themselves and their communities.
The “Disaster Risk Insurance and Finance in Central America Consortium” (DRIFCA) identifies and supports climate-related agricultural insurance solutions for up to 2 million smallholder farmers to increase their food security and financial resilience.