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).
In partnership with GFDRR and the World Bank, the government of Kenya is strengthening its building and land use regulations, with the aim of increasing the resilience and safety of the country's built environment.
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.
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.