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This report presents a synthesis of published and ongoing research by REACH which explores the relationship between water security, climate and climate adaptation decisions, drawing on findings from REACH research conducted in Sub-Saharan Africa and South

Oxford University REACH UK Aid
Drowning claimed the lives of an estimated 70 000 and 74 000 people in the WHO South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions, respectively.
World Health Organization
Large swathes of apparel-producing areas in Asia will be underwater by 2030, an analysis released Friday showed.
Thomson Reuters
A new study on regional disaster impacts in Europe and Central Asia finds households in the poorest income group experience higher loss levels.
World Bank, the

This document fulfils the request of the 3rd Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC) and the First Pacific Ministerial Meeting on Meteorology at their meetings in July 2015 for the development of a Pacific Roadmap for Strengthened Climate Services (PRSCS)

Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

This report explores the links between disaster impacts and poverty levels in select countries in the Europe and Central Asia region. When a disaster strikes, it not only affects households’ physical assets, but also their income levels and ability to

World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
UNMGCY Young Researchers and Young Fellows for Disaster Risk Reduction conducted policy analysis and participatory action research with children and youth to capture perspectives and experiences of disasters throughout the Asia-Pacific.
United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth, Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group CONVERGE
Amu Darya River, Uzbekistan. Sergey Dzyuba/Shutterstock
Recent studies point to shifts in precipitation patterns in the Tian Shan mountains which supply Central Asia with much of its freshwater for irrigation and pasture.
The Third Pole

This publication has examples to show how city-level initiatives contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and building resilience, all while delivering economic, environmental, health, and social co-benefits. The climate actions are drawn from

Asian Development Bank
South Asia Drought Monitoring System is a practical drought monitoring service using satellite-based methods to show healthy vegetation and areas of dryness.
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research