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The state of knowledge on disaster risk

Introduction Disasters have been studied for centuries, but ‘modern’ disasters studies have arguably developed over the past half century or so. For instance, the journal Disasters began publication...

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Middle East & North Africa Climate Roadmap

The World Bank Group’s Roadmap for Climate Action in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), which runs from 2021-2025, aims to drive climate action and a green recovery in the region. MENA is one...

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Climate crisis: COP27 and other things to watch in 2022

Events and concerns that will shape the World Food Programme’s climate action over the next 12 months *2021 was an unprecedented year of climate disasters, but also of action against climate change...

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Here are 6 humanitarian issues that must be addressed in 2022

This article is part of the The Davos Agenda Peter MaurerPresident, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Humanitarian organisations such as the Red Cross aim to provide impartial and...

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The Global Risks Report 2022, 17th Edition - Insight Report

Preface Saadia Zahidi, Managing Director A divergent economic recovery from the crisis created by the pandemic risks deepening global divisions at a time when societies and the international...

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Natural Disaster Data Book 2020 (An Analytical Overview)

Introduction Annually, ADRC publishes the Natural Disaster Data Book to provide statistical perspectives in figures and tables of natural disaster data. ADRC obtains data from EM-DAT and analyses it...

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