Issue Insights

Explore our in-depth analyses of disasters, including key facts and figures,  how disaster types impact lives and communities and what funders are doing in response.

Disaster Types

Drought
Wildfires
Tornadoes
Landslides
Famine
Earthquakes
Hurricanes, Typhoons and Cyclones
Floods
Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
Climate Change and Extreme Weather Patterns

Funding Focus

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)
Shelter
Resilience
Public Health
Nutrition
Mental Health and Trauma
Education

Organizations

Media
Long Term Recovery Groups
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters
The National Disaster Recovery Framework
FEMA

Populations

LGBTQ+ Communities and Disasters
Women and Girls in Disasters
People with Disabilities
Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons
Older Individuals
Children and Youth
Artists

Recovery Strategies

Technology
The Stafford Act
Remittances
Insurance
The Disaster Life Cycle