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The World Bank estimated in 2021 that retrofitting or rebuilding millions of residential buildings in Türkiye to withstand an earthquake would cost almost half a trillion dollars.

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How innovative energy-efficient technologies can reduce emissions and create millions of jobs.
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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.