All pages with keywords: disaster risk
Post-disaster social recovery remains the least understood of the disaster phases despite increased risks of extreme events leading to disasters due to climate change. This paper contributes to advance this … read more »
Disaster risk, climate change, and poverty: assessing the global exposure of poor people to floods and droughts
People living in poverty are particularly vulnerable to shocks, including those caused by natural disasters such as floods and droughts. This paper analyses household survey data and hydrological riverine flood … read more »
Commenting on the announcement today (20 July 2017), by the UK Government’s Department for International Development, of further details about the new Centre for Global Disaster Protection, Professor Lord Nicholas … read more »
This report is the result of the multi-sectorial and multi-disciplinary networking process and represents the combined effort of more than two hundred, mostly European, experts. It will support the integration … read more »
Strengthening insurance partnerships in the face of climate change – insights from an agent-based model of flood insurance in the UK
This paper investigates how partnerships can incentivise flood risk reduction by focusing on the UK public-private partnership on flood insurance. read more »
This book develops a new business case for investment based on the multiple dividends of resilience. This looks beyond only avoided losses (the first dividend) to the wider benefits gained … read more »
Brief Communication: Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – success or warning sign for Paris?
In March 2015, a new international blueprint for disaster risk reduction (DRR) has been adopted in Sendai, Japan, at the end of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk … read more »
In the context of natural disaster insurance and risk reduction this paper looks at how to assess existing insurance offerings and how to design new schemes. read more »
Understanding the adaptation deficit: why are poor countries more vulnerable to climate events than rich countries?
This paper analyses the link between income and adaptation to climate events theoretically and empirically. read more »