Kiribati: Spirit of Dedication Increases Community’s Resilience towards Climate Change
One of the world’s most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change, Kiribati is taking a community-driven approach to provide safe drinking water and strengthen coastal protection in the face of drought, storm surges and rising seas.
Enhancing Weather, Climate, and Water Information Services across Central Asia
Rising climate and disaster risk are threatening the safety and livelihood of communities across Central Asia. Improving weather, climate and hydrological services will be critical to saving lives and building resilient communities.
Early finance means early action — introducing the Global Risk Financing Facility (GRiF)
Even in a changing climate, countries can stem growing disaster losses if they have the resources they need to act fast. The new Global Risk Financing Facility (GRiF) will help countries around the world build back faster, stronger and better after disasters and crises.
Burned by decades of conflict, Afghanistan's ability to cope with and respond to disaster has also been undermined by a lack of adequate risk information. Since 2015, however, Afghanistan has been bolstering efforts to generate and share risk information, with support from GFDRR.
Aftershocks: Remodeling the Past for a Resilient Future
Aftershocks looks at various disasters from the distant and recent past and uses risk modeling to understand the likely impacts similar events would have if they were to occur in today’s more populous and connected world.