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Republic of the Congo

Antigua and Barbuda

Tunisia

42.06 billion (2016)
11.4 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Bulgaria

52.39 billion (2016)
7.13 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Belarus

47.43 billion (2016)
9.5 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Tuvalu

34.22 million (2016)
11,097 (2016)
Coastal flood, cyclone, tsunami, extreme heat

Zambia

19.55 billion (2016)
16.59 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, volcano, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Africa

1

World

1

Uganda

1
25.52 billion (2016)
41.48 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, volcano, landslide, extreme heat

Tanzania

44.43 billion (2016)
55.57 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, volcano, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Dominican Republic

2
71.58 billion (2016)
10.64 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

South Africa

294.84 billion (2016)
55.9 million (2016)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat

Somalia

1
6.21 billion (2016)
14.31 million (2016)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Solomon Islands

2
1.2 billion (2016)
599,419 (2016)
Coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, urban flood, extreme heat, wildfire

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

770.8 million (2016)
109,643 (2016)
Coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, earthquake, tsunami, volcano, extreme heat

Pacific Islands

2

Mauritius

12.16 billion (2016)
1.26 million (2016)
Cyclone, coastal flood, tsunami, extreme heat

Mauritania

4.63 billion (2016)
4.3 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, tsunami

Sao Tome and Principe

351 million (2016)
199,910 (2016)
Coastal flood, extreme heat

Saint Lucia

1.37 billion (2016)
178,015 (2016)
Urban flood, landslide, volcano, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, tsunami, extreme heat

Liberia

2.1 billion (2016)
4.61 million (2016)
River flood,urban flood, wildfire, coastal flood, extreme heat

Jamaica

3
14.02 billion (2016)
2.88 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, wildfire, earthquake, extreme heat

Guinea

6.29 billion (2016)
12.39 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire

The Gambia

Fiji

4.63 billion (2016)
898,760(2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, cyclone, wildfire, extreme heat

Federated States of Micronesia

Ethiopia

2
72.37 billion (2016)
102.4 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, volcano, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity

Eritrea

2.61 billion (2016)
4.79 million (2016)
River flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, volcano

Dominica

2
525.42 million (2016)
73,543 (2016)
urban flood, landslide, volcano, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, tsunami, extreme heat

Congo Democratic Republic

34.99 billion (2016)
78.73 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, coastal flood, earthquake, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat

Comoros

616.65 million (2016)
795,601 (2016)
Coastal flood, cyclone, earthquake, volcano, extreme heat

Cape Verde

1.61 billion (2016)
539,560 (2016)
Cyclone, coastal flood

Cameroon

24.2 billion (2016)
23.49 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, landslide

Kosovo

Côte d’Ivoire

Federated States of Micronesia

The Gambia

Arab Republic of

2

Pacific Islands

2

Bosnia and Herzegovina

1
16.55 billion (2016)
3.51 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, landslide, wildfire, coastal flood, earthquake, water scarcity,extreme heat

Lao People's Democratic Republic

2
15.9 billion (2016)
6.75 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, landslide, cyclone, wildfire, coastal flood, earthquake, extreme heat

Jordan

1
38.65 billion (2016)
9.45 million (2016)
River flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, coastal flood, earthquake, volcano

Suriname

1
3.62 billion (2016)
558,368 (2016)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, wildfire, tsunami, extreme heat

Zimbabwe

1
16.28 billion (2016)
16.15 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, wildfire, earthquake, cyclone, extreme heat

Uzbekistan

2
67.22 billion (2016)
31.84 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, water scarcity, landslide, extreme heat, wildfire

Tajikistan

1
6.95 billion (2016)
8.73 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, landslide, wildfire, water scarcity, extreme heat

Iraq

1
171.48 billion (2016)
37.20million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

770.8 million (2016)
109,643 (2016)
Coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, earthquake, tsunami, volcano, extreme heat

Tunisia

Saint Lucia

1.37 billion (2016)
178,015 (2016)
Urban flood, landslide, volcano, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, tsunami, extreme heat

Saint Kitts and Nevis

876.48 million (2016)
55,572 (2016)
Volcano, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, extreme heat

Trinidad and Tobago

20.98 billion (2016)
1.36 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, cyclone, wildfire, coastal flood, tsunami, extreme heat

Marshall Islands

183 million (2016)
53,066 (2016)
Coastal flood, cyclone, tsunami, extreme heat

Cook Islands

294 million (2016)
21,000 (2016)
Tsunami, cyclone, coastal flood, extreme heat

Grenada

1.01 billion (2016)
107,317 (2016)
Landslide, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, tsunami, extreme heat

Mauritius

12.16 billion (2016)
1.26 million (2016)
Cyclone, coastal flood, tsunami, extreme heat

Eritrea

2.61 billion (2016)
4.79 million (2016)
River flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, volcano

Mauritania

4.63 billion (2016)
4.3 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, tsunami

Sao Tome and Principe

351 million (2016)
199,910 (2016)
Coastal flood, extreme heat

Guinea

6.29 billion (2016)
12.39 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire

Gabon

14.21 billion (2016)
1.97 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, wildfire, extreme heat

Congo Democratic Republic

34.99 billion (2016)
78.73 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, coastal flood, earthquake, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat

Chad

9.6 billion (2016)
14.45 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire

Angola

$89.63 billion (2016)
28.81 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, wildfire, water scarcity, earthquake, extreme heat

Burundi

1
3 billion (2016)
10.52 million (2016)
River flood, Wildfire, Urban Flood, Earthquake, Water Scarcity, Extreme Heat

Cape Verde

1.61 billion (2016)
539,560 (2016)
Cyclone, coastal flood

Cambodia

20.01 billion (2016)
15.76 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire

Cameroon

24.2 billion (2016)
23.49 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, landslide

Brazil

1
1.796 trillion (2016)
207.65 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Bolivia

1
33.8 billion (2016)
10.88 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, landslide, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake

Indonesia

2
932.25 billion (2016)
261.11 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, wildfire, water scarcity, extreme heat

Afghanistan

2
19.46 billion (2016)
34.65 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, landslide, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire

Albania

11.92 billion (2016)
2.87 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, wildfire, tsunami, water scarcity, extreme heat

Argentina

1
545.86 billion (2016)
43.84 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

Bangladesh

4
221.41 billion (2016)
162.95 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami

Armenia

4
10.54 billion (2016)
2.92 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, landslide, volcano, wildfire, extreme heat

Belize

1
1.76 billion (2016)
366,954 (2016)
River flood, urban flood, cyclone, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity

Bhutan

3
2.23 billion (2016)
797,765 (2016)
River flood, urban flood, landslide, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity

Chile

247 billion (2016)
17.9 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

China

1
11.19 trillion (2016)
1.37 billion (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire

Guyana

3.44 billion (2016)
773,303 (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, wildfire, tsunami, extreme heat

India

2
2.2 trillion (2016)
1.32 billion (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami

Jamaica

3
14.02 billion (2016)
2.88 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, wildfire, earthquake, extreme heat

Kazakhstan

133.65 billion (2016)
17.79 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, landslide, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

Kenya

1
$70.52 billion (2016)
48.46 million (2016)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, volcano, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, tsunami, extreme heat

Kiribati

2
165.76 million (2016)
114,395 (2016)
Coastal flood, tsunami, extreme heat

Kyrgyz Republic

2
6.55 billion (2016)
6.08 million (2016)
River flood, earthquake, landslide, wildfire, water scarcity, extreme heat

Lebanon

2
47.5 billion (2016)
6 million (2016)
Water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, river flood, earthquake, tsunami, volcano

Lesotho

$2.19 billion (2016)
2.2 million (2016)
River flood, wildfire, urban flood, earthquake

Guatemala

68.76 billion (2016)
16.58 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, wildfire, extreme heat, water scarcity

Georgia

3
14.33 billion (2016)
3.71 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, volcano, landslide, extreme heat, wildfire

Colombia

282.46 billion (2016)
48.65 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire

Comoros

616.65 million (2016)
795,601 (2016)
Coastal flood, cyclone, earthquake, volcano, extreme heat

Costa Rica

57.43 billion (2016)
4.85 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, wildfire, cyclone, extreme heat

Djibouti

1
2.1 billion (2016)
942,333 (2016)
Coastal flood, volcano, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity

Dominica

2
525.42 million (2016)
73,543 (2016)
urban flood, landslide, volcano, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, tsunami, extreme heat

Ecuador

97.8 billion (2016)
16.38million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, extreme heat, wildfire

Egypt

336.29 billion (2016)
95.68 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami

El Salvador

1
26.79 billion (2016)
6.34 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, water scarcity

Fiji

4.63 billion (2016)
898,760(2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, cyclone, wildfire, extreme heat

Yemen

27.31billion (2016)
27.58 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, volcano

Vietnam

3
202.61 billion (2016)
92.7 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami

Vanuatu

2
773.5 million (2016)
270,402 (2016)
Urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, extreme heat

Uganda

1
25.52 billion (2016)
41.48 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, volcano, landslide, extreme heat

Turkey

1
857.74 billion (2016)
79.51 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, tsunami

Uruguay

1
52.41 billion (2016)
3.44 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, extreme heat

Tonga

4
395.15 million (2016)
107,122 (2016)
Coastal flood, earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, volcano, extreme heat

Timor-Leste

1.44 billion (2016)
1.26 million (2016)
Urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, cyclone, wildfire, river flood, tsunami, volcano, extreme heat

Thailand

406.83 billion (2016)
68.86 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Tanzania

44.43 billion (2016)
55.57 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, volcano, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Dominican Republic

2
71.58 billion (2016)
10.64 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Ethiopia

2
72.37 billion (2016)
102.4 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, volcano, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity

Benin

8.58 billion (2016)
10.87 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, coastal flood

Panama

55.18 billion (2016)
4 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, wildfire, cyclone, extreme heat

Haiti

3
8.02 billion (2016)
10.84 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Nepal

7
21.14 billion (2016)
28.98 million (2016)
Urban flood, landslide, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, river flood, earthquake

Ghana

1
42.68 billion (2016)
28.2 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake

Madagascar

1
9.99 billion (2016)
24.89 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, wildfire, tsunami, volcano, extreme heat

Burkina Faso

12.11 billion (2016)
18.64 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire

Malawi

4
5.44 billion (2016)
18.09 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, volcano, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, cyclone

Senegal

2
14.76 billion (2016)
15.41 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, coastal flood, tsunami, earthquake

Togo

2
4.39 billion (2016)
7.6 million (2016)
River flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake

Seychelles

1.42 billion (2016)
94,677 (2016)
Coastal flood, cyclone, tsunami, extreme heat

Sri Lanka

1
81.32 billion (2016)
21.2 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, cyclone, wildfire, coastal flood, tsunami, extreme heat

South Africa

294.84 billion (2016)
55.9 million (2016)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat

Niger

1
7.5 billion (2016)
20.67 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire

Nicaragua

13.23 billion (2016)
6.14 million (2016)
RIver flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, wildfire, extreme heat

Namibia

10.26 billion (2016)
2.47 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, wildfire, tsunami, extreme heat

Myanmar

1
67.42 billion (2016)
52.88 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, volcano

Mozambique

9
11.01 billion (2016)
28.82 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Mongolia

1
11.16 billion (2016)
3.02 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, volcano, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

Moldova

6.74 billion (2016)
3.55 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Morocco

101.4 billion (2016)
35.27 million (2016)
River flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, urban flood, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Mexico

1
1.04 trillion (2016)
127.54 million (2016)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire

Nigeria

405.08 billion (2016)
185.98 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, volcano

Pakistan

1
283.6 billion (2016)
193.2 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami

Papua New Guinea

16.93 billion (2016)
8.08 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, wildfire, extreme heat

Somalia

1
6.21 billion (2016)
14.31 million (2016)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Solomon Islands

2
1.2 billion (2016)
599,419 (2016)
Coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, urban flood, extreme heat, wildfire

Sierra Leone

1
3.66 billion (2016)
7.39 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, landslide, tsunami

Serbia

6
37.74 billion (2016)
7.05 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Saudi Arabia

1
646.43 billion (2016)
32.27million (2016)
Coastal flood, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, river flood, earthquake

Samoa

785.91 million (2016)
195,125 (2016)
Tsunami, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, extreme heat

Rwanda

1
8.37 billion (2016)
11.91 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, volcano, water scarcity

Philippines

6
204.9 billion (2016)
103.32 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

Peru

1
192 billion (2016)
31.77 million (2016)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

Liberia

2.1 billion (2016)
4.61 million (2016)
River flood,urban flood, wildfire, coastal flood, extreme heat

In FY17, GFDRR activities supported more than 25 countries in Africa. These activities leveraged $917 million in development finance across the region.

In recent years, most of Sub-Saharan Africa has experienced robust and sustained economic growth. A quarter of the countries in the region registered a GDP growth rate of 7% or higher going into 2013. However, just one major natural disaster, such as a drought or widespread flooding, can greatly affect a country’s growth rate. In many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, the economy is based on rain-fed agriculture, which is easily damaged by the effects of climate change. Additionally, aging or poorly maintained infrastructure such as roads, power lines, and irrigation systems; a lack of basic data on weather patterns and hazards; and weak government institutions increase risks due to natural disasters.

Rapid urbanization and land degradation exacerbate these risks—by 2050, an estimated 60% of the population will live in cities. Fortunately, political commitment to disaster risk management in Sub-Saharan African countries is growing, creating opportunities for engagement. FY17 saw new areas of focus for GFDRR in the region, including efforts to establish open data access and sharing of disaster-related information. GFDRR is also working with governments to develop financial protection mechanisms. These initiatives are helping the region to build the long-term resilience to natural disasters needed to sustain countries’ economic growth. 

In Malawi, GFDRR is helping the government implement innovative forecasting and risk modeling systems to protect people against the risk of floods and droughts. In Mozambique, GFDRR is helping to construct safer schools using new building codes that enable key infrastructure to withstand the forces of cyclones and severe storms. Similarly, in Madagascar, new transport and irrigation infrastructure safety codes proved so efficient that only one in 1,000 improved public buildings constructed by a social fund is suffering damages.

Projects Awarded by GFDRR

Country Title Description
Africa Strengthening Flood Management in the White Volta Basin $1,500,000 02/2015 - 03/2018

This project aims to strengthen the institutional capacity of Government of Ghana agencies responsible for flood and disaster risk management through two areas: (i) strengthening flood forecasting in the White Volta Basin; and (ii) strengthening institutional capacities for disaster preparedness. This will result in increased accuracy and timeliness of flood forecasts in the White Volta Basin; a greater portion of beneficiaries, gender disaggregated, receiving tailored flood risk information; more hydrological and meteorological stations reporting in real time to flood forecasting; flood risk maps for districts in the White Volta Basin; short courses on disaster risk management (DRM) delivered at various levels in Ghana; and advocacy events on DRM.