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Drought, rising temperatures, and extreme weather pose risks to Lesotho

How a mountain kingdom is adapting to a changing reality.  


Social and Economic Impact of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Asia-Pacific

COVID-19 = Health Crisis + Economic Crisis Discover here the socio-economic impacts of Covid-19 (coronavirus) and how we need to respond to it.  


Cooperation can change everything

A more integrated, holistic approach to sustainable development must be the focus for the UN in 2019  


Risk-Informed Development

Risk-informed development is a risk-based decision process that enables understanding of multiple concurrent threats and complex risks to and arising from development decisions and acting on that…  


Lessons for life: preparing students for tsunamis

In the past 100 years, 58 tsunamis have killed more than 260,000 people, higher than any other natural hazard.  


Stocktaking of Sendai Framework targets: Making Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery Inclusive and Accessible for All

Government representatives, development practitioners and humanitarian actors from around the world will meet in Geneva next week at the Sixth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk…  


Sendai Target E: Just one more year to go!

How UNDP is working with countries to increase their resilience to disasters.  


Planet

2030 Agenda - Planet: protect the planet from degradation, through sustainable consumption and production, sustainably managing natural resources and taking urgent action on climate change.  


Solar panels help communities respond to drought

UNDP is working with farmers in West Africa as they adapt to the challenges of a rapidly-changing climate.  


Integrating disaster and climate risk into the SDGs

As our planet becomes more vulnerable to climate change and disasters, we need a new way of thinking about risk and how to factor it into the development process.  

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