Economics of DRR

New England state climate action assessment using the UCS resilience gap framework
This paper reviews existing state Climate Action Plans (CAPs), policies and legislation across the six New England states to assess their respective resilience levels, or how prepared they are to face their projected climate impacts.
Heat wave, France
Climate change drives extreme weather and climate-related events, which in turn lead to economic losses. Such events, including heat waves, floods and storms, have caused over €145 billion in economic losses in the EU over the past decade.
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This report concentrates on physical risk disclosure practices by financial institutions and provides a resource for them to develop such disclosures.
A blazing wildfire starts to encroach on residential areas in Braga, Portugal
States are struggling to budget given incomplete data
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This research addressed the effects of socioeconomic status and demographic composition on mortality in the 2011 Tohoku tsunami using community-level data.
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This PDNA assesses the impact of the 2022 floods in 94 calamity-hit districts across Pakistan. It serves as the foundation for future analysis, including a resilient recovery and reconstruction strategy and a coordinated effort for building back better.
Australians’ well-documented affinity with the sun, surf and sand continues to fuel coastal property market growth. This growth defies rising interest rates and growing evidence of impacts of climate change on people living in vulnerable coastal locations
For the first time in 30 years of climate talks, developed countries will provide finance towards recovery and rebuilding of poorer countries stricken by climate-related disasters.
Mozambique Red Cross early warning drill
NGOs, INGOs, humanitarian agencies, start-ups, SMEs and social enterprises with digital solutions that enable early action in humanitarian crises situations are invited to apply.