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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UNU WIDER · 1 December 2022 English

WIDER Working Paper 2022/147-Hidden hostility: donor attention and political violence

In contrast, when unanticipated shocks (natural disasters) hit, and when agitations are already underway repression, riots, violence against civilians, natural disasters, elections, foreign aid JEL classification: that when donors are distracted (e.g., by natural disasters or elections at home), recipient gov- ernments unrelated to the (non-anticipated) onset of natural disasters. 3 Other relevant literatures are the ones experiencing significant domestic events (such as natural disasters and elections). The panels of Figure 1 display


NRC · 1 December 2022 English

Our ICLA With community members, we design safe and social staff conduct information sessions on legal rights inclusive interventions that enable women and people in communities, NRC community centres and …

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WFP · 1 December 2022 English

This brief presents existing evidence on the role of social protection to address food insecurity and malnutrition, and dives into key strategic opportunities for WFP to accelerate these impacts in …

affected by conflict, climate change and natural disasters, and socio-economic shocks (due among others


Radix - Think Tank for the Radical Centre · 1 December 2022 English

If friendly spaces and to the ‘European regeneration is going to improve the Charter for Equality of Men and lives of everyone, including those living Women in Local Life’, to …

they don’t feel pushed out,” she to die in natural disasters caused by said. “We need to consider how we


UNDP · 1 December 2022 English

The UNDP and UNHCR Global Collaboration Framework for Inclusion and Solutions (2023-2025) provides a platform for both agencies to bring their comparative advantages to areas where working together can deliver …

patterns, environmental degradation and natural disasters, as seen in the Lake Chad region for example


NRC · 1 December 2022 English

We work to improve protection and access to at least 3.7 million Afghans reside in Iran: 780,000 basic humanitarian services across ten provinces and Amayesh cardholders (long-term registered refugees); coordinate …

Iran. Established 2012 Iran is also prone to natural disasters which can lead International staff 10 to displacement


Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung · 30 November 2022 German

In the process, it makes a contribution to a better understanding of the conceptual founda- tions and the political consequences of the European Green Deal adopted in 2019 with a …

ranked third among countries with the most natural disasters worldwide.15 2019 net GHG emissions from the either severe environment degradation or natural disasters. These have been reactive policies and have checked: 24.10.2022). 15 Countries with the most natural disasters in 2019. In: Statista.com. https://www.statista com/statistics/269652/countries-with-the-most-natural-disasters/ https://www.statista.com/statistics/2696 com/statistics/269652/countries-with-the-most-natural-disasters/ https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ese.2019.100001 https://doi.org/10


ORF · 29 November 2022 English

India will assume the G20 presidency on 1 December 2022 at a critical juncture in global affairs. This presidency provides India with the opportunity to steer one of the more …

introduced for other global risks such as natural disasters and cyberattacks. This would not only help


UNDP · 29 November 2022 English

Internal displacement is a major challenge to sustainable development. By the end of the 2021, more than 59 million people remained displaced in their own countries – the highest ever …

high in Afghanistan, where conflict and natural disasters left about 5.7 million people displaced at


ARROW · 28 November 2022 English

recent ongoing survey being conducted access to justice rights and prevention by the Ministry of Social Welfare in of SGBV against women and girls with The absence of accurate data …

services lead to their heightened aftermath of natural disasters and other harassed, stalked or bullied or


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