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19/04/2019
GOAL is organizing a 5-day workshop on measuring resilience based on the "Analysis of the Resilience of Communities to Disasters" (ARC-D) methodology in the context of an OFDA-funded project.This training will mainly focus on how to use the ARC-D toolkit. The tool was developed by GOAL in 2013, rolled out and tested in 11....Date: 22-26 Apr 2019
19/04/2019
GOAL is organizing a 5-day workshop on measuring resilience based on the "Analysis of the Resilience of Communities to Disasters" (ARC-D) methodology in the context of an OFDA-funded project.This training will mainly focus on how to use the ARC-D toolkit. The tool was developed by GOAL in 2013, rolled out and tested in 11....Date: 22-26 Apr 2019
19/04/2019
AFAC, Deutsche Messe and Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC are delighted to bring you Australasia’s largest and most comprehensive emergency management conference and exhibition: AFAC19 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, returning to Melbourne for the first time in six years.Our host agencies....Date: 27-30 Aug 2019
19/04/2019
AFAC, Deutsche Messe and Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC are delighted to bring you Australasia’s largest and most comprehensive emergency management conference and exhibition: AFAC19 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, returning to Melbourne for the first time in six years.Our host agencies....Date: 27-30 Aug 2019
19/04/2019
In recent years, a range of global flood models (GFMs) were developed, each utilizing different process descriptions as well as validation data sets and methods. To quantify the magnitude of these differences, studies assessed the performance of GFMs only on the continental and catchment level. Since the default model set-ups resulted in locally marked...
19/04/2019
This paper reflects on two ongoing participatory action research projects conducted by UN-Habitat and research partners from Australian universities in Honiara, Solomon Islands and Port Vila, Vanuatu. Findings from consultations across 16 communities demonstrate the critical role of endogenous modes of resilience, as well as the strong correlation between...
19/04/2019
This study explores the perceptions of health effects and support received by people affected by the 2011 southeast Queensland flood six years after the event.Researchers conducted a cross-sectional survey of 327 people in flood-affected areas. The questionnaire sought information about the ongoing social, economic, demographic and self-declared physical...
19/04/2019
Localisation of aid, partnership, and capacity strengthening are increasingly prominent issues within the humanitarian sector. Calls for localisation are particularly strong in the disaster-prone region of Asia, with governments responding to humanitarian crises, such as those in Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal and Bangladesh, limiting the access of international...
19/04/2019
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) was established to support developing countries to take ambitious action on climate change. The flow of climate finance from industrialised to developing countries, particularly via the GCF, is a crucial component of international agreements on climate change. However, capacity constraints and the complex procedures for...
19/04/2019
This report covers the human, structural and economic losses from disasters all over the world in March 2019.Findings in this global catastrophe report include: The anticipated global cost of flooding events in March 2019 amounts to USD 8 billion. Cyclone Idai has caused infrastructural damage of USD 1 billion in Mozambique alone, with 1,100 deaths...

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