Assessing vulnerabilities to disaster displacement A good practice review
Predictive models have great potential for forecasting population displacements from climatic and other disasters. But disaster displacement risk assessment approaches often use probabilistic models and big data analysis to make global-level predictions, which have limited utility for planning and delivering local interventions that address vulnerable people’s specific needs. This paper reviews current practice for analysing and assessing disaster displacement risks and presents recommendations on how to effectively integrate a detailed vulnerability analysis to improve operational decision making.
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The African Union Commission (AUC) has set up the targets and indicators of the Programme of Action for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework in Africa (PoA) in the SFM. Member states are invited to report on the PoA targets and indicators in the SFM regional module for the period January 2019 to December 2020. The reported information will contribute to the elaboration of the African Union Biennial Report on the PoA.
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#AlwaysTogether #DRRday National and local disaster risk reduction strategies for disaster risk reduction must be in place by the end of this year.
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The experiences and evidence shared by participants during the event showed how disaster preparedness can make a difference and create positive effects on our societies.
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The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 calls for the development of regional action plans and strategies. Developed through a consultative process, the Asia-Pacific Action Plan 2021-2024 for the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 aims to accelerate Asia-Pacific’s transformation to risk-informed development, by treating disaster risk reduction as a cross-cutting theme and by increasing investment in prevention, risk reduction, climate change adaptation and anticipatory approaches to enhance resilience.
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Regional cooperation is rising, systemic governance is center stage and businesses are taking an important role in disaster risk reduction — vital steps towards the ultimate goal of saving lives and livelihoods.
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This report appeals to relevant stakeholders to take actions that not only support SMEs, but promote overall resilience and mutual benefit.
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This report asks what needs to change in the approach of the United Nations system as a whole to make significant practical progress on gender equality in disaster risk reduction by 2030.
A green and resilient recovery for Europe
The analysis examines the steps taken to deliver a green and resilient recovery and indicates that current action is not commensurate with the sheer scale of the challenge – the rapid accumulation of disaster risk that is systemic, interconnected and cascading.
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This report aims to support the delivery of risk-informed investment by those who make investment decisions, primarily in the financial services sector.