Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

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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.
An insightful new study from the Climate Investment Funds shows what the island could do to accelerate progress.
This paper identifies the number of disasters, disaster deaths and people affected by disasters in the 25 countries of the Caribbean region by reviewing 20-years of data.
Talking about who is responsible for climate change is a fraught debate – even more so when it comes to who ought to pay for the damage it causes.
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This case study aims to illustrate how the complex, multi-faceted and evolving concept of vulnerability against natural hazards is being addressed by Pacific Island Countries (PICs) laws and policies. 
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This case study looks at the review conducted by the Government of Fiji, national and international disaster responders, Fiji Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
International Recovery Platform
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Japan
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Asian Disaster Reduction Center
Cabinet Office (Japan)
Hyogo Prefectural Government
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The Asia-Pacific Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction (APP-DRR) Forum concluded with a strong commitment to accelerate the implementation of the Sendai Framework by leveraging upcoming opportunities and with a confirmation of the dates for the 2022 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which will be hosted by Australia in the city of Brisbane.
Traditional houses on stilts in Lau Lagoon, Solomon Islands
This current La Niña is raising sea levels by 15-20 centimetres in some western Pacific regions – the same sea level rise projected to occur globally by 2050, regardless of how much we cut global emissions between now and then.
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This study offers insights into coastal risks in the Caribbean and identifies trends of adaptation options and their effectiveness to reduce economic damages.