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Morocco is among the countries most exposed to geological and climate-related hazards in MENA.
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By 2050, 68% of the world’s population is projected to live in cities, that is almost 7 BN people.
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The RDNA presents the first comprehensive evaluation of war impacts across twenty different sectors.
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Global estimates of the number of people exposed to high flood risks in interaction with poverty.
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An article on seismic loss in Istanbul, Jakarta, and Metro Manila published in the Communications Earth & Environment journal cites the GFDRR report The making of a riskier future: How our decisions are shaping future disaster risk.

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Disasters affect an estimated 3 million people in Central Asia — including almost half of the population of Uzbekistan — each year. 

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Saint Lucia is to become the first island in the Caribbean to benefit from a unique global partnership — between the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap team and GFDRR — that will focus on the use of geospatial data for building resilience and reducing vulnerability to disasters.

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The World Bank will provide an initial US$8 million emergency funding to support the Kingdom of Tonga’s response and recovery following the devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami on January 15.

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Adapting to Rising Sea Levels in Marshall Islands has been released as Marshall Islands’ delegation prepares for COP26, with representatives planning to use it to paint a clear picture of what atoll nations are facing and to encourage other nations to strengthen their Nationally Determined Contributions.

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Projected sea level rise would mean 40% of the buildings in the Marshall Islands’ capital of Majuro would be permanently flooded and entire islands would disappear, potentially costing the Pacific country its status as a nation, according to a devastating new report from the World Bank, also supported by GFDRR.

In addition to the Guardian, the report has also been featured in the Washington Post.