Climate loss and damage: practical action

The report is a synthesis of different views and analyses of practical action for addressing climate loss and damage. It considers mobilising and innovative finance, assessing needs and delivering actions.


AAP Anticipatory Action Plan

AO Advisory Opinion

AOSIS Alliance Of Small Island States

ARC African Risk Capacity

ASALs Arid and Semi-Arid Lands

CBF Climate Bridge Fund

CCCF County Climate Change Funds

CCRIF Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility

CECG Climate Emergency Collaboration Group

CIFF Children's Investment Fund Foundation

CJRF Climate Justice Resilience Fund

COP Conference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

COSIS Commission of Small Island States for Climate Change and International Law

CVF Climate Vulnerable Forum

DCF Devolved Climate Finance

DIE Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik

DKK Danish Krones

DSSI Debt Service Suspension Initiative

E3G Third Generation Environmentalism

ECF European Climate Foundation

EM-DAT Emergency Events Database

ESG Environmental, Social and Governance

ETS Emissions Trading Scheme

EU European Union

EWS Early Warning System

FONDEN Fondo para el Desarrollo Nacional

GCF Green Climate Fund

GCU Glasgow Caledonian University

GEF Global Environment Facility

GGF Global Greengrants Fund

GHGs Greenhouse Gases

GRP Global Resilience Partnership

GST Global Stocktake

HIA Human Impact Assessment

IBFI Index Based Flood Insurance

ICCCAD International Centre for Climate Change and Development

ICJ International Court of Justice

IGES Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

IIED International Institute for Environment and Development

IMF International Monetary Fund

INGC Instituto Nacional de Gestão de Calamidades

IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

KfW German investment bank

LDCs Least Developed Countries

LDYC Loss and Damage Youth Coalition

LGBTQI Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Intersex

MDB Multilateral Development Bank

MEA Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

MEL Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

MRCCJ Mary Robinson Centre for Climate Justice

NCQG New Collective Quantified Goal on Climate Finance

NDC Nationally Determined Contribution

NDMA National Drought Management Authority (Kenya)

NGOs Non-Governmental Organisations

NbS Nature-based Solutions

OBNEs Organisations, Bodies, Networks and Experts

ODI Overseas Development Institute

OECD-DAC Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Development Assistance Committee

OSF Open Society Foundation

PCVA Participatory Capacity and Vulnerability Analysis

PDNA Post-Disaster Needs Assessment

PERC Post Event Review Capacity

PSNP Productive Safety Net Programme

RST Resilience and Sustainability Trust of the IMF

SCIAF Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund

SDGs Sustainable Development Goals

SDRs Special Drawing Rights

SEI Stockholm Environment Institute

SIDS Small Island Developing States

SIIPE Satellite Index Insurance for Pastoralists in Ethiopia

SNLD Santiago Network for Loss and Damage

UAE United Arab Emirates

UK United Kingdom

UN United Nations

UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

UNDP United Nations Development Programme

UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNGA United Nations General Assembly

UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

USD United States Dollar

UUSC Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

WATSAN Water and sanitation

WFP World Food Programme

WSC Water Safe Cities

WWF World Wildlife Fund

YPSA Young Power in Social Action



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