Economics of DRR

Iceberg with arch
The estimated insured losses from disasters in 2022 were a staggering US $120 billion – but this represents just the tip of the iceberg.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Cover_RIX
2022
This discussion paper was prepared to showcase the need for – and the benefit of having – a globally consistent, open baseline dataset of climate risk and resilience metrics as a global public good to help mobilize finance for adaptation.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction UK Centre for Greening Finance and Investment (CGFI)
The Government of Croatia and the Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South-Eastern Europe, with UNDRR support, organised a 3-day workshop on the EFDRR Roadmap priority area on investing in disaster risk reduction (DRR)
Croatia - government Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
Cover
2022
This policy brief explores challenges faced in the integration of risk considerations in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Risk mirrors today’s interconnected world, increasingly assuming a systemic nature.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Cover
2022
This 2021 UN Plan of Action Progress Report presents the summary of progress with regard to the three Commitments of the UN Plan of Action, based on the Results Framework, as reported by UN organizations for the year 2021.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
-
Geneva
Cover
2022
This document comprises recommendations based on research and consultations with DRR and anticipatory action stakeholders in Malawi, UR Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia and the SADC regional authority.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Netherlands Red Cross Anticipation Hub European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO) Southern African Development Community
Local leaders forum at the GP2022 on 23 May 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.
Local governments play an essential role in disaster risk reduction and building resilience. At UNDRR’s 2022 Global Platform, the Local Leaders Forum opened a productive discussion on important issues around disaster resilience at city and district level.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
AN African woman wearing a face mask to protect her from COVID-19. She is walking across a market.
As world leaders are traveling to Bali to meet at the Global Platform for DRR 2022 and discuss how to better prevent and reduce current and future risks, the UNU-EHS and UNDRR have launched the new report “Rethinking Risks in Times of COVID-19.”
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction