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The following submission was made on behalf of the Loss and Damage Collaboration’s Non-Economic Loss and Damage working group to inform the development of the UNFCCC's updated NELs technical paper due in the autumn of 2023. Mandated under item "e" of activities 4 and 13, within the decision points of the 18th session of the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage, the paper will update the UNFCCC's 2013 NELs technical paper.
The submission is composed of two sections. In Section 1 (pages 2-4), a list of non-economic loss and damage focused case studies provided and categorised as per the requested focus areas. In Section 2 (pages 5-10), key points and related literature relevant to the update of the UNFCCC’s technical paper on non-economic losses are provided.