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When lightning strikes twice (or even three times)

The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing a critical examination of how communities and countries prepare for multiple, overlapping crises. Here are a few lessons the Japanese Red Cross Society learned after...

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Japan

The Great East Japan Earthquake: lessons learned, 10 years on

The Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 and ensuing tsunami took more than 18 000 lives and wreaked untold damage. The key takeaways of this edition are: The 2011 earthquake exceeded assumptions of...

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Earthquake Review 2020

Contrary to many other years of the 21st century, no earthquake has left a global scale footprint in 2020. But 2020 was dominated by smaller destructive earthquakes with only local impact. This...

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GFDRR Annual Report 2020 - Bringing Resilience to Scale

Executive Summary This Annual Report highlights the progress and results achieved during FY20. About the FY20 Annual Report This Annual Report highlights the progress and results achieved during...

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Maldives

Climate Risk Country Profile - Maldives

KEY MESSAGES Maldives experiences a consistently warm climate and has already experienced warming trends, with increases of 0.8°C between 1978 and 2018. Future projections are clouded by the...

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