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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
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)

DRR Community in China

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National policies and plans


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

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

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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
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