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2020
This report examines the ten most financially devasting events - fires in Australia and the United States, floods in China, India and Japan or storms in Europe and the Americas - each of which racked up losses of more than a billion dollars.
Christian Aid
Flooded stores in Jianxi, China
The study, published in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, estimates future flood risk across China under 1.5C and 2C of warming and its impact on people and wider society.
Carbon Brief
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2022
This study quantifies the effects of stormwater management measures in runoff reduction for different levels of rainfall and conducts a one-dimensional visual analysis of urban waterlogging risks.
Journal of Flood Risk Management (Wiley)

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Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointMinistry of Emergency Management

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National policies and plans

2016

This plan is a sectoral policy document, jointly issued by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Agriculture in order to improve the capacity of grassland disaster prevention and mitigation, maintain the security of grassland

People's Republic of China - government
2014

This document outlines China's national plan for the sustainable management of locust disasters.

People's Republic of China - government
2013

In Chinese:

该《战略》在充分评估了气候变化当前和未来对中国影响的基础上,明确了国家适应气候变化工作的指导思想和原则,提出了适应目标、重点任务、区域格局和保障措施,为统筹协调开展适应工作提供指导。作为中国第一部专门针对适应气候变化方面的战略规划,对提高国家适应气候变化综合能力意义重大。

People's Republic of China - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

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2021
This report summarizes the risks posed on China's climate, ecosystems, food and water systems, and citizens by climate change, as well as the country's policies for mitigation, adaptation, and emissions reductions.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
2012
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Ministry of Civil Affairs