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The destruction wreaked by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines this month has renewed debate on a critical financial question: How can nations best prepare for and respond to natural disasters?
Small island states are highly vulnerable to shocks and disaster-related losses are being further exacerbated by climate change.
The World Bank approved a US$20 million project to help communities in the Marshall Islands – already vulnerable to recurring drought and flooding – prepare better for the impact of climate change.
At COP24, the High-Level Consultative Group (HLCG) of the InsuResilience Global Partnership agreed to work on a bold vision for the Partnership to scale up pre-arranged finance to assist poor and vulnerable people affected by climate change.
The SWIO RAFI seeks to address high vulnerability of the Southwest Indian Ocean Island States to disaster losses from catastrophes such as cyclones, floods, earthquakes and tsunamis.
Some 20 high-risk developing nations forged a new alliance for climate change preparedness.