The Climate and Disaster Risk Screening Tools provide a systematic, consistent, and transparent way of considering short- and long-term climate and disaster risks in project and national/sector planning processes. These self-paced tools provide high-level screening at an early stage of program and/or project development. They are intended to help determine the need for further studies, consultation, and/or dialogue in the course of program or project design.
The tools can be applied to a range of development sectors in support of (a) national plans and strategies and (b) project level investments. Project level tools are available for a range of sectors including agriculture, water, roads, coastal flood protection, energy, health and other.
The Climate Change Knowledge Portal is a central hub of information, data, and reports about climate change around the world. It allows users to query, map, compare, chart, and summarize key climate and climate-related information. The Portal features access to a number of online climate change adaptation tools providing comprehensive global, regional, and country data related to climate change and development. These tools include the Climate Compatible Development Tools,UKCIP Adaptation Wizard,Community-based Risk Screening Tool – Adaptation and Livelihoods (CRisTAL), and Hands-on Energy Adaptation Toolkit HEAT).
Assessing the potential disaster and climate risk in development is critical for development experts, project developers, planners, officials, and other decision makers. To make this understanding of risk more accessible and increase the resilience of projects around the world, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery’s Innovation Lab has collaborated with the World Bank Group, BRGM (the French geological survey), Camptocamp, and Deltares, to develop ThinkHazard!. This free, open source tool analyses global, national, and local hazard data in a first-of-its-kind digital platform. Hazard information is available for 196 countries across 8 different natural hazards. With this tool, users can have a quick, simple-to-use overview of all hazards in an area of interest and access recommendations and resources to help address those risks.