Private Sector

Adapting to climate disruption means more detailed heatwave action plans, reductions in water use in some areas, and defences against bigger floods than today’s architects ever planned for.
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This report seeks to encourage development finance institutions and government donors to enhance their financial commitments on disaster risk reduction in fragility, conflict and violence contexts.
Coverpage of "Integrating conflict sensitivity in private sector disaster management: Lessons from the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation"
This Connecting Business initiative (CBi) case study showcases how one CBi Member Network, the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), has considered conflict sensitivity in its disaster management programming.
Kathmandu main square flooded with water after heavy monsoon rain (2012)
This joint initiative aims to enhance the capacities of vulnerable groups and communities in three countries to cope with disasters by increasing their access to early warning messages and strengthening their ability to act on them.
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This module explores the impact wreaked by extreme weather events on cities and their transport networks and means by which resilience can be built up against the increasing frequency and intensity of these events.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Connecting Business initiative
Major energy disruptions are not inevitable consequences beyond control. Rather, the rising number of large weather-related blackouts in recent years shows that utilities, regulators and government agencies aren’t planning for these events in the right way.
Port on Barbados
Trinidadian entrepreneur Stacey-Ann Pi Osoria has built her one-woman business on emergencies. Selling inflatable sandbags, flood barriers and mobile shelters, she provides the vital equipment and training her clients need to reduce their disaster risk