This page provides a variety of links to information about Disaster Risk and Small Island Developing States around the world.
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has a dedicated section for SIDS.
A briefing by United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) presents issues that decision-makers in island nations need to address to craft national or regional strategies for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and water security planning.
The UNDRR Prevention Web contains a variety of information about support for SIDS towards Disaster Risk Reduction.
This piece from the UNDRR describes how the Asia-Pacific region is working together to improve their Disaster Risk and Resilience.
In a year of extraordinary challenges for Honduras, impacted by the pandemic and the passage of two successive hurricanes, in just three weeks the World Bank prepared a project to support the country’s emergency response and resilient reconstruction.
A group of indigenous islanders from Australia’s Torres Strait has launched a world-first legal battle in a bid to protect their homes. They argue Australia has breached their rights to culture and life by failing to adequately address climate change.
The UN University (UNU) published a report in December 2020 on insurance solutions that may benefit SIDS.
The World Bank is providing assistance to transport projects in SIDS, which help with resilience against disaster risks.
A Policy Brief by UNU-INWEH (Institute for Water , Environment & Health) discusses managing disasters and water risk for SIDS.
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