Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

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This Regional Action Plan works towards a concerted regional approach to supporting countries in their efforts to build whole-of-society resilience, reduce disaster risk and impacts, and contribute to the well-being of our societies.
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Under the theme of 'Building Resilient Economies in the Americas and the Caribbean', the ministers and heads of delegation gathered at the fourth high-level meeting of ministers and authorities put forward this declaration.
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This study quantifies the effects of hurricane windstorms on economic activity using nightlight as a proxy at the highest spatial resolution data available and accordingly, the broader socioeconomic and environmental effects of this protection.
As Pacific braces for rainfall Tuvalu battles drought, the Fiji military pivots from the pandemic to preparing for disaster, and the latest approaches to taking the disaster preparedness message to the people of the Pacific.
Under the ‘Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient’ initiative in Cape Verde, a wide cross-section of organizations came together to rank Praia’s levels of disaster resilience. The city is also now developing its first DRR plan.
Thanks to the ‘Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient’ initiative, a new DRR action plan was developed in La Isla to establish a clear picture of zoning in the city, which helps regulate where people can build and where to invest in drainage infrastructure.
After having used UNDRR's Disaster Resilience Scorecard to assess its risk reduction status in 10 essential areas, Honiara, in the Solomon Islands, has adopted a gender-focused approach to resilience.
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The aim of the Kiribati Joint Implementation Plan is to support the implementation of holistic approaches on climate actions. The plan prioritises 104 climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction actions.
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The creation of the NAP is the latest initiative by the Fijian Government in its quest to boost the resilience of the Fijian economy and of all Fijians.
Despite the progress and momentum of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, nations are still not moving fast enough to avoid the worst of climate change.