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Disaster risk reduction


This is a crucial time for global climate action. World leaders must make evidence informed policy decisions. Our cross cutting work offers new research and analysis across finance, trade and adaptation.

Browse our dedicated analysis

  1. Development Policy Review September 2023 round up

  2. Nature-based green infrastructure: A review of African experience and potential

    Research reports

  3. Disaster risk reduction in West Africa and the Sahelian region: a review of progress

    Briefing/policy papers

  4. Think Change episode 19: Türkiye-Syria earthquakes – lessons learnt and what next?

  5. Seismic risk exposes disaster risk management’s neglect of conflict

  6. Anticipating crises and taking early action in fragile and conflict affected states


  7. Anticipatory action and disaster risk finance: Guiding the setting of humanitarian targets

    Research reports

  8. Rethinking climate-security narratives: integrating systemic disaster risk management in development

    Research reports

  9. Obstacles to and opportunities for anticipatory action in Somalia

    Briefing/policy papers

  10. Tackling the hidden pandemic: anticipating and preventing mosquito-borne diseases

  11. Addressing protection risks in a climate-changed world: challenges and opportunities

    Briefing/policy papers

  12. Enhancing financial commitments to disaster risk reduction in conflict contexts

    Research reports

  13. Disasters by design: the need for actionable risk management

  14. Disasters: looking back at the realities for people caught in conflict and disaster

  15. Mapping financial flows for disasters: strengthening resilience and response to crises

    Research reports

  16. Enhanced preparedness for extreme weather across the Caribbean: a joint work plan


  17. Preparing for extreme weather in the Caribbean: what role for forecast-based early action?

    Working papers

  18. The impact of Covid-19 on climate change and disaster resilience funding: trends and signals

    Briefing/policy papers

  19. In pursuit of resilience: assessing threats and trade-offs for risk-informed development in Myanmar and Niger

    Research reports

  20. Humanitarian impact of combined conflict, climate and environmental risks