Governance

Demolition of silos.
Disasters unfold across national boundaries, involving a range of interrelated hazards and complex dynamics. To tackle disaster risks and build resilience, it will require a united effort to move beyond working in silos.
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The Bank of England (Bank) has published the results of the Climate Biennial Exploratory Scenario to explore the financial risks posed by climate change for the largest UK banks and insurers (participants).
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This report builds on ESCAP’s Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2021, Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2022 and the latest reports (2021/2022) issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
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Ahead of the COP27 summit, the Ibrahim Forum aims to help inform and articulate Africa’s position in the global debate around climate change. Prior to the Forum, this document by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation provides the most recent and relevant data.
Ministerial Roundtable: Scaling up Disaster Risk Reduction to Tackle the Climate Emergency, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 25 May 2022, Bali, Indonesia
The 7th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) is taking place at a critical juncture in our planet’s history.
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The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources (MOEWR) in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is carrying out the project “Sustainable Flood Management and Risk Reduction Action”, ongoing from August 2021 to March 2022.
Sri Lankan women walking through Colombo, carrying a waterbottle and umbrella
As Sri Lanka is experiencing heat waves and heat stress, SLYCAN Trust has launched a capacity-building exercise on integrating heat stress management into climate policies and developing guidelines for gender-sensitive heat adaptation planning.
What makes South Asia’s recent severe temperatures so surprising..
PDRF emergency control centre
As disasters multiply and systemic risks increase, the imperative is to connect across sectors and geographies and foster partnerships so that our “new normal” enables resilience and sustainable development for all.
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The processes of risk creation reach across space and time and thus are amenable to policy change and local action. Ensuring inclusive risk reduction at local and national scales is therefore key to achieving tangible progress on Sendai Framework targets.