Aftershocks: Remodeling the Past for a Resilient Future
Aftershocks looks at various disasters from the distant and recent past and uses risk modeling to understand the likely impacts similar events would have if they were to occur in today’s more populous and connected world.
Across Africa, disaster risk finance is putting a resilient future within reach
The Africa Disaster Risk Financing (ADRF) Initiative works with 19 sub-Saharan African countries to develop and implement tailored financial protection policies and instruments which can help them respond quickly and resiliently to disasters.
Mapping for sustainable development: The Open Data for Resilience Mapathon
More than 170 volunteers converged upon the World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC for the Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI) Mapathon – helping gather invaluable geospatial data for communities half a world away. In case you couldn't make it, here's what you missed.
Weathering Financial Shocks from Disasters in the Pacific Islands
Government budgets alone, especially within small island states, cannot bear the weight of a changing climate and growing disaster risk. With the support of GFDRR and the World Bank, Pacific Island countries are charting a more resilient development path.