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The combination of climate change, population growth and urbanization has put an unprecedented number of people in the path of destructive weather events over the last 30 years.

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GFDRR's Stephane Hallegatte argues that a more resilient development is good economics and crucial to reducing poverty.

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The World Bank, Build Academy, Airbnb, and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) have launched a global crowd-solving challenge for designs of Resilient Homes. The goal of this challenge is to generate designs for low-cost and sustainable small houses (under $10,000) for people living in vulnerable areas affected by natural disasters. The deadline for design submissions is this November 30, 2018.

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GFDRR supports resilient reconstruction planning and post-disaster assessments, helping more than 50 disaster-affected countries with these approaches since its launch in 2007.

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Cities around the world are failing to plan for fast-increasing risks from extreme weather and other hazards, particularly as population growth and surging migration put more people in the path of those threats, according to the World Bank.

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The event focused on disaster risk management through the lens of African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) countries.

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Cet éditorial décrit les mesures prises récemment pour lutter contre les risques naturels à Djibouti.