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Drought Angola PDNA 2016
2016
This PDNA examines the impact of the prolonged drought from 2012 to 2016 in Angola on the three southern provinces Cunene, Namibe and Huíla. Key lines of intervention for the recovery strategy, including a recovery strategy for each of the three provinces, are provided in the later sections of the PDNA.
Angola - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
2020
The study highlights learnings from past disasters and features 10 lessons and good practices from Asia-Pacific. The study also provides a few Recommendations for covid-19 socio-economic recovery.
United Nations Development Programme United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
2016

Addressing the Gender Inequality of Risk and promoting Community Resilience to Natural Hazards in a Changing Climate is one of UN Women’s Flagship Programming Initiatives designed to ensure the effective integration of gender in the implementation of the

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
2019
This working paper describes the current situation of disaster risk finance in the countries in the Pacific Islands, examines the insurability, assesses some of the key challenges, and suggests components of insurance coverage that are relevant to the Pacific Islands.
Center for Global Development
A new UNESCAP report analyses the impact of disasters on SIDS and maps out the impact on a cluster of SDGs. While the Pacific SIDS are heavily reliant on ocean resources, most of the disasters that affect them are oceanogenic. To build resilient SIDS, there is a need to connect the dots - science, geospatial data, statistics, and policy interfaces.
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
2014

This paper outlines opportunities for collaborative efforts in disaster recovery between these sectors with a view to providing a pathway to a more sustainable and resilient development. It was informed by discussions at the Disaster Preparedness Forum

CSR Asia Prudence Foundation
2013

This report outlines the challenges and opportunities as well as new priorities for the disaster risk management (DRM) field in East Asia and the Pacific. It takes stock of the most important activities, highlights examples of global good practice and

World Bank, the
2012

The primary conviction of this report is driven by a concern that people’s exposure and vulnerability, experienced individually and collectively, continue to be twin challenges for the Asia-Pacific region. Faced with growing economic losses and

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
2011

Disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific, working paper series no. 24:

This note explores some of the underlying issues that are linked to gender and vulnerability to natural disasters and offers examples of how to address some of these

World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
2009

This annual report presents the most comprehensive global assessment of progress to date, based on data provided by a large number of international organizations within and outside the UN system. The aggregate figures in the report provide an overview of

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs United Nations - Headquarters