Disaster Risk Management

Drought in the Horn of Africa - Rapid response and mitigation plan to avert a humanitarian catastrophe
This report describes the activities that should be prioritized from recent Humanitarian Response Plans in order to save the livelihoods and lives of 1.5 million rural people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia who are facing another La Niña‑induced drought.
Bonn Network International Civil Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction
The Central Asia Initiative of the EU during the COVID-19 crisis
While COVID-19 keeps challenging all five countries of Central Asia at an unprecedented scale, through existing programs, the European Union supports both resilient and sustainable political and economic frameworks that can prepare governments for future emergencies.
Hiroshima
Markus Enenkel
Anticipatory action and risk finance specialist Markus Enenkel explains the importance of forecasting capacity, locally-led planning, and donor confidence for scaling up anticipatory humanitarian programmes.
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This report examines current practices and emerging actions to reduce vulnerability and exposure to natural hazards through the integration of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction (DRR).
Women harvest coffee near Lake Kivu, Rwanda
An innovative contingent finance and response mechanism can safeguard the farmers’ investment contributions and ensure that they have resources available to restart production in case of extreme weather events.
According to a new expert panel report, bridging disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation practices is crucial to reducing exposure and vulnerability to disasters and bolstering public safety in a changing climate.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
World Health Organization
United Nations Environment Programme
China - government
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific