As climate change leads to more weather variability and natural disasters, the need for adaptation is more urgent than ever. The Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) aims to enhance understanding of adaptation and inform the public and private sectors on actions and investments.
The annual ND-GAIN Country Index, recently updated with new data, ranks 181 countries on vulnerability and readiness to adapt to natural disasters and extreme weather events. The index allows decision-makers to target their assistance in order to help the communities most at risk.
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