South Asia

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Botswana

1
17.41 billion (2017)
2.29 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, wildfire, earthquake, extreme heat

Romania

1
221.8 billion (2017)
19.59 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Paraguay

1
29.74 billion (2017)
6.81 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake

Tunisia

40.26 billion (2017)
11.53 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Bulgaria

1
56.83 billion (2017)
7.08 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Belarus

1
54.44 billion (2017)
9.51 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Tuvalu

39.73 million (2017)
11,192 (2017)
Coastal flood, cyclone, tsunami, extreme heat

Zambia

25.81 billion (2017)
17.09 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, volcano, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Uganda

1
25.90 billion (2017)
42.86 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, volcano, landslide, extreme heat

Tanzania

1
52.09 billion (2017)
57.31 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, volcano, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Dominican Republic

5
75.93 billion (2017)
10.77 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

South Africa

1
349.42 billion (2017)
56.72 million (2017)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat

Somalia

1
7.37 billion (2017)
14.74 million (2017)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Solomon Islands

2
1.3 billion (2017)
611,343 (2017)
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

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

390.87 million (2017)
204,327 (2017)
Coastal flood, extreme heat

Saint Lucia

1.71 billion (2017)
178,844 (2017)
Urban flood, landslide, volcano, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, tsunami, extreme heat

Liberia

2.16 billion (2017)
4.73 million (2017)
River flood,urban flood, wildfire, coastal flood, extreme heat

Jamaica

3
14.77 billion (2017)
2.89 million (2017)
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

Fiji

1
5.06 billion (2017)
905,502 (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, cyclone, wildfire, extreme heat

Ethiopia

3
80.56 billion (2017)
104.96 million (2017)
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

4
562.54 million (2017)
73,925 (2017)
urban flood, landslide, volcano, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, tsunami, extreme heat

Congo Democratic Republic

6
37.24 billion (2017)
81.34 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, coastal flood, earthquake, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat

Comoros

648.92 million (2017)
813,912 (2017)
Coastal flood, cyclone, earthquake, volcano, extreme heat

Cape Verde

1.75 billion (2017)
546,388 (2017)
Cyclone, coastal flood

Cameroon

34.8 billion (2017)
24.05 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, landslide

Bosnia and Herzegovina

1
18.17 billion (2017)
3.51 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, landslide, wildfire, coastal flood, earthquake, water scarcity,extreme heat

Lao People's Democratic Republic

2
16.85 billion (2017)
6.86 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, landslide, cyclone, wildfire, coastal flood, earthquake, extreme heat

Jordan

1
40.07 billion (2017)
9.7 million (2017)
River flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, coastal flood, earthquake, volcano

Suriname

3
3.32 billion (2017)
563,402 (2017)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, wildfire, tsunami, extreme heat

Zimbabwe

3
17.85 billion (2017)
16.53 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, wildfire, earthquake, cyclone, extreme heat

Uzbekistan

3
48.72 billion (2017)
32.39 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, water scarcity, landslide, extreme heat, wildfire

Tajikistan

1
7.15 billion (2017)
8.92 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, landslide, wildfire, water scarcity, extreme heat

Iraq

2
197.72 billion (2017)
38.27 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake

Saint Kitts and Nevis

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

Saint Lucia

1.71 billion (2017)
178,844 (2017)
Urban flood, landslide, volcano, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, tsunami, extreme heat

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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

Tunisia

1
40.26 billion (2017)
11.53 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

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

1.12 billion (2017)
107,825 (2017)
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

390.87 million (2017)
204,327 (2017)
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

6
37.24 billion (2017)
81.34 million (2017)
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

Guatemala

2
75.62 billion (2017)
16.9 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, wildfire, extreme heat, water scarcity

Cameroon

34.8 billion (2017)
24.05 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, landslide

Georgia

4
15.16 billion (2017)
3.72 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, volcano, landslide, extreme heat, wildfire

Fiji

1
5.06 billion (2017)
905,502 (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, cyclone, wildfire, extreme heat

Cambodia

2
22.16 billion (2017)
16.01 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire

Cape Verde

1.75 billion (2017)
546,388 (2017)
Cyclone, coastal flood

El Salvador

1
24.81 billion (2017)
6.38 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, water scarcity

Egypt

2
235.37 billion (2017)
97.55 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami

Burundi

1
3.48 billion (2017)
10.86 million (2017)
River flood, Wildfire, Urban Flood, Earthquake, Water Scarcity, Extreme Heat

Lesotho

1
$2.64 billion (2017)
2.23 million (2017)
River flood, wildfire, urban flood, earthquake

Ecuador

103.06 billion (2017)
16.62 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, extreme heat, wildfire

Brazil

4
2.06 trillion (2017)
209.29 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Lebanon

3
51.84 billion (2017)
6.08 million (2017)
Water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, river flood, earthquake, tsunami, volcano

Dominica

4
562.54 million (2017)
73,925 (2017)
urban flood, landslide, volcano, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, tsunami, extreme heat

Bolivia

2
37.51 billion (2017)
11.05 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, landslide, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake

Kyrgyz Republic

4
7.57 billion (2017)
6.2 million (2017)
River flood, earthquake, landslide, wildfire, water scarcity, extreme heat

Bhutan

4
2.51 billion (2017)
807,610 (2017)
River flood, urban flood, landslide, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity

Kiribati

2
196.15 million (2017)
116,398 (2017)
Coastal flood, tsunami, extreme heat

Djibouti

1
1.85 billion (2017)
956,985 (2017)
Coastal flood, volcano, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity

Belize

1
1.84 billion (2017)
374,681 (2017)
River flood, urban flood, cyclone, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity

Kenya

3
74.93 billion (2017)
49.7 million (2017)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, volcano, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, tsunami, extreme heat

Costa Rica

57.06 billion (2017)
4.91 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, wildfire, cyclone, extreme heat

Armenia

6
11.54 billion (2017)
2.93 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, landslide, volcano, wildfire, extreme heat

Kazakhstan

159.41 billion (2017)
18.04 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, landslide, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

Comoros

648.92 million (2017)
813,912 (2017)
Coastal flood, cyclone, earthquake, volcano, extreme heat

Bangladesh

7
249.72 billion (2017)
164.67 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami

Jamaica

3
14.77 billion (2017)
2.89 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, wildfire, earthquake, extreme heat

Argentina

5
637.59 billion (2017)
44.27 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

Colombia

2
309.19 billion (2017)
49.07 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire

Albania

13.04 billion (2017)
2.87 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, wildfire, tsunami, water scarcity, extreme heat

India

3
2.6 trillion (2017)
1.34 billion (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami

China

2
12.24 trillion (2017)
1.4 billion (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire

Afghanistan

3
20.82 billion (2017)
35.53 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, landslide, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire

Guyana

3.68 billion (2017)
777,859 (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, wildfire, tsunami, extreme heat

Chile

277.08 billion (2017)
18.05 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

Indonesia

3
1.02 trillion (2017)
263.99 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, wildfire, water scarcity, extreme heat

Panama

3
61.84 billion (2017)
4.1 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, wildfire, cyclone, extreme heat

Vanuatu

2
862.88 million (2017)
276,244 (2017)
Urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, extreme heat

Mongolia

2
11.49 billion (2017)
3.08 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, earthquake, volcano, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

Haiti

8
8.41 billion (2017)
10.98 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Uruguay

1
56.16 billion (2017)
3.46 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, extreme heat

Sierra Leone

3
3.77 billion (2017)
7.56 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, landslide, tsunami

Moldova

2
8.13 billion (2017)
3.55 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Nepal

7
24.47 billion (2017)
29.3 million (2017)
Urban flood, landslide, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, river flood, earthquake

Uganda

1
25.90 billion (2017)
42.86 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, volcano, landslide, extreme heat

Serbia

9
41.43 billion (2017)
7.02 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Morocco

1
109.14 billion (2017)
35.74 million (2017)
River flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, urban flood, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Ghana

3
47.33 billion (2017)
28.83 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake

Saudi Arabia

1
683.83 billion (2017)
32.94 million (2017)
Coastal flood, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, river flood, earthquake

Mexico

2
1.15 trillion (2017)
129.16 million (2017)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire

Madagascar

3
11.5 billion (2017)
25.57 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, wildfire, tsunami, volcano, extreme heat

Turkey

2
851.1 billion (2017)
80.76 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, volcano, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, tsunami

Samoa

856.63 million (2017)
196,440 (2017)
Tsunami, cyclone, coastal flood, earthquake, extreme heat

Liberia

2.16 billion (2017)
4.73 million (2017)
River flood,urban flood, wildfire, coastal flood, extreme heat

Burkina Faso

12.87 billion (2017)
19.19 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire

Tonga

5
426.06 million (2017)
108,020 (2017)
Coastal flood, earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, volcano, extreme heat

Rwanda

2
9.14 billion (2017)
12.21 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, volcano, water scarcity

Malawi

6
6.30 billion (2017)
18.62 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, volcano, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, cyclone

Timor-Leste

2.96 billion (2017)
1.3 million (2017)
Urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, cyclone, wildfire, river flood, tsunami, volcano, extreme heat

Philippines

9
313.60 billion (2017)
104.92 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

Senegal

2
16.38 billion (2017)
15.85 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, coastal flood, tsunami, earthquake

Thailand

455.22 billion (2017)
69.04 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Peru

3
211.39 billion (2017)
32.17 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, water scarcity, wildfire, extreme heat

Togo

2
4.81 billion (2017)
7.8 million (2017)
River flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake

Tanzania

1
52.09 billion (2017)
57.31 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, volcano, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Papua New Guinea

21.09 billion (2017)
8.25 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, wildfire, extreme heat

Benin

9.27 billion (2017)
11.18 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, coastal flood

Pakistan

4
304.95 billion (2017)
197.02 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami

Ethiopia

3
80.56 billion (2017)
104.96 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, volcano, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity

Sri Lanka

6
87.18 billion (2017)
21.44 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, cyclone, wildfire, coastal flood, tsunami, extreme heat

Nigeria

1
375.77 billion (2017)
190.89 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, extreme heat, wildfire, volcano

South Africa

1
349.42 billion (2017)
56.72 million (2017)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, water scarcity, extreme heat

Niger

1
8.12 billion (2017)
21.48 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire

Dominican Republic

5
75.93 billion (2017)
10.77 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, wildfire, earthquake, water scarcity, extreme heat

Nicaragua

1
13.81 billion (2017)
6.22 million (2017)
RIver flood, urban flood, coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, wildfire, extreme heat

Somalia

1
7.37 billion (2017)
14.74 million (2017)
River flood, coastal flood, urban flood, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

Namibia

13.25 billion (2017)
2.53 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, wildfire, tsunami, extreme heat

Yemen

2
18.21 billion (2016)
28.25 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, water scarcity, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, volcano

Myanmar

5
69.32 billion (2017)
53.37 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, volcano

Seychelles

1.49 billion (2017)
95,843 (2017)
Coastal flood, cyclone, tsunami, extreme heat

Vietnam

11
223.86 billion (2017)
95.54 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, landslide, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami

Solomon Islands

2
1.3 billion (2017)
611,343 (2017)
Coastal flood, earthquake, landslide, tsunami, volcano, cyclone, urban flood, extreme heat, wildfire

Mozambique

10
12.33 billion (2017)
29.67 million (2017)
River flood, urban flood, coastal flood, cyclone, extreme heat, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, water scarcity

In FY18, GFDRR supported activities in more than 7 countries in South Asia. These activities helped leverage $281 million in development finance across the region. 

Major population centers such as Kathmandu, Karachi, and Dhaka lie on key seismic fault lines or along coastal areas constantly buffeted by cyclones, floods, and storm surges. The latter extreme weather events will only increase in number and intensity over the next 40 years as the effects of climate change continue to take their toll. By 2050 an estimated 246 million city dwellers in the region will be living in cyclone-prone areas. Population exposure to earthquakes is increasing quickly—faster than any other region in the world.
 

Unplanned human settlements, unsafe building practices, and high population densities have further compounded the exposure and vulnerability of people and economies. As a result, earthquakes, cyclones, floods, tsunamis, droughts, and other disasters of every type and magnitude continue to consume lives, property, and livelihoods across the region.

GFDRR is working in South Asia to improve government and societal understanding of the vulnerabilities faced by its growing urban population and economies, and to support efforts to make disaster risk management a centerpiece of planning and development processes. GFDRR is also assisting with efforts to develop comprehensive risk financing strategies, such as setting aside reserves for post-disaster recovery and reconstruction work, and introducing financing models such as contingent credit and insurance mechanisms.

 

Grants Awarded by GFDRR 2007 - Present