Extreme weather events are increasingly being amplified by global warming. A better understanding of the nature of location specific risks due to climate extremes can facilitate comprehensive early action systems across the Asia and Africa.
Big Numbers, Small States – Lessons from the SIDS on risk assessment for financial protection and beyond
This report looks at the public financial management of natural disasters in seven Pacific Island Countries (the Cook Islands, Fiji, the Marshall Islands, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu) to build understanding of the existing Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) tools in use in the Pacific and to identify gaps where engagement could further develop financial resilience.
The Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI) applies the concepts of the global open data movement to the challenges of reducing vulnerability to natural hazards and the impacts of climate change.