Fourth Meeting of the Small Island States Resilience Initiative (SISRI) Practitioners’ Network
Dozens of practitioners from small island states are coming together to share lessons learned on climate and disaster resilience on the sidelines of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC) and UNISDR’s 2019 Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019).
Road Maps for Modernizing Hydromet and Early Warning Services
In nearly a dozen countries, GFDRR's hydromet initiative has been working with national governments to develop road maps for strengthening their respective hydrological and meteorological (hydromet) and early warning systems. Check them out here.
In 2018, Lao PDR suffered its most costly floods in a decade. To identify the priority needs following the floods, GFDRR and the World Bank worked closely with the United Nations, the European Union, and civil society organisations to conduct a government-led Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA).
The road to recovery: Rebuilding the transport sector after a disaster
In the aftermath of a disaster, it is the roads, railways and ports that underpin the restoration of economic activity and critical infrastructure. Accordingly, it is critical for the transport sector to have the capacity to build back more resiliently.