The recent GNDR Frontline survey with over 13,000 people in Latin America has found that 90% of disasters prioritized by respondents are small scale, recurring, everyday disasters. These include seasonal flooding, pollution, and crime, which impact the lives, livelihoods and assets of communities. Yet, these disasters are largely unacknowledged, unrecorded, and communities are usually left to fend for themselves. Further:
We are launching a series of Reality Checks – reports of local-level reality from different parts of the world. These reality checks help us answer what is real life at the frontline.