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Defending the coast

Liberia scales up efforts to protect coastal communities from rising seas  


Preventing the next disaster

Coastal communities across 18 countries in the Asia-Pacific region raise preparedness awareness and practice drills  


Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”

UNDP announced its support to Caribbean leaders gathered today during the launch of a new public-private coalition to create the world's first "climate-smart zone" to support the parts of the region…  


Samoa kicks off climate adaptation project to benefit 1 in 3 citizens facing flood risk

The Government of Samoa, with the support of UNDP and Green Climate Fund, has launched a new climate change adaptation project that will benefit nearly 30 percent of the population. Led by the…  


Now is the time to help Irma-affected people get back on their feet, UNDP

The most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean has battered several Caribbean islands, leaving Barbuda and St. Martins near “uninhabitable”, according to national authorities.…  


Drones for social good

UNDP and the Government of Maldives experimented with using drones to help create 3D climate risk maps. The initial results are promising.  


Climate and disaster resilience

By building resilience and ensuring that all development is risk-informed, countries and communities can protect against losses and simultaneously boost economic growth, create jobs and livelihoods,…  


Innovative climate data in Uganda

With the goal of improving the lives and livelihoods of its citizens, the Government of Uganda is embarking on an ambitious plan to modernize its weather, water and climate monitoring systems.  

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