Economics of DRR

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This study assesses the impact of climate change on urban home-based workers in South Asia focussing on women home-based workers living in slums and informal settlements in Bangladesh, India and Nepal.
People in a street in Hong Kong
Though money by itself is never enough—and financial resilience needs to be complemented by physical and social resilience—reliable and quick financing is necessary for effective disaster response.
Two women in a slum in Asia.
Women who make goods like clothing and street food in slum homes are producing less amid baking temperatures and floods, hurting their fragile livelihoods, a survey finds
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This paper explores the argument that weather-related heat stress should be considered an escalating occupational hazard that deserves full societal recognition in order to be considered as an emerging occupational risk requiring public action.
Homeowners and low-income households to be disproportionately impacted by increased flooding, UVM study says
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
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A team of researchers led by Penn State has developed a coupled water–power–economy model to capture these important interactions in a study of the exceedance of water temperature thresholds for power generation.
The five-year assessment, delivered under the Climate Change Act 2008 and following close work with the Climate Change Committee (CCC), identifies the risks that climate change poses to multiple parts of our society and economy.
More than 1.8 billion people experienced record high temperatures and the world’s insurers lost US$120 billion from natural disasters in 2021, the sixth-hottest year since climate data was first recorded in 1850.
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Saint Lucia has made a commendable effort over the past two decades to prepare for and adapt to the impacts of climate change on government operations and its citizenry.