Natural Disasters

A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, storms, and other geologic processes. A natural disaster can cause loss of life or damage property, and typically leaves some economic damage in its wake, the severity of which depends on the affected population's resilience and on the infrastructure available.In modern times, the divide between natural, man-made and man-accelerated is quite difficult to draw with human choices like architecture, fire, resource management or even climate change potentially playing a role. An adverse event will not rise …

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UN: The United Nations · 6 December 2024 English

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severe (geo)political divides, conflict, natural disasters due to climate change and economic uncertainty severe (geo)political divides, conflict, natural disasters due to climate change and economic uncertainty


Western Australian Local Government Association · 18 July 2024 English

That the OAG provide a breakdown on the cost of the audit and justification for any variance to the estimate to the Local Government as part of the final billing …

preparedness, response and recovery from natural disasters. A sustainable grant funding model for Local exposure of communities to the impacts of natural disasters and to ensure the protection of essential


Open Markets Institute · 17 July 2024 English

turn, contributes to frequent periods of exceptionally high temperatures, climate change, and natural disasters.

exceptionally high temperatures, climate change, and natural disasters.


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 12 July 2024

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ISIS Malaysia: Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia · 12 July 2024 English

The concurrent sessions touched on the growing discourse shaping the Global South and evolution of its multilateral mechanisms; importance of reframing the global climate discourse to take into account the …

sea-level rise and increased frequency of natural disasters. These are causing issues of food security


AU: African Union · 11 July 2024 English

This evaluation is based on the Report of the Senior Officials meeting of the AU Horn of African Initiative (AUHOAI) that was held in Mombasa in 2022, where Member States …

conflict and violence, political instability, natural disasters, violations of human rights and pull factors


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 10 July 2024

Real GDP growth stalled at 3.8 percent in 2023, dampened by the deterioration of global economic prospects and the negative effect of electoral uncertainty on investment. After peaking in March …


Australian Human Rights Commission · 10 July 2024 English

As part of the foundational research for the new Framework, the Commission sought to enhance their understanding of existing anti-racism work conducted or funded by the three tiers of government …

org.au/our-members/ of climate change and natural disasters; as a result, they may not prioritise anti-racism


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 9 July 2024

The study provides forward-looking estimates for economic damages from floods and tropical cyclones (TC) for a wide range of countries using global datasets. Damages are estimated for three Intergovernmental Panel …


AEI: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research · 8 July 2024

inclusion; reduction of informality; increasing the resilience of the payment system in the face of natural disasters; increasing competition in the payments system; and reducing the cost of cross-border payments


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