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29/10/2019
Hiroshima government developed a multilingual app to provide users with the fastest route to an evacuation center during a disaster.
16/10/2019
Section 151(2) of the Constitution empowers municipalities in South Africa to pass disaster management-related by-laws. Such by-laws should be specific on the role of traditional leaders, owing to their authority and proximity to the people coupled with their constitutional mandate to preserve customs and traditions. However, their role is often not...
15/10/2019
Disaster resilience is now the subject of countless scientific and policy publications and initiatives within the international development sector, yet little insight is available on the perspectives and experiences of the practitioners tasked with implementing it. If disaster resilience is going to contribute to arresting growing disaster risk, it...
15/10/2019
Disasters kill people, destroy infrastructure, damage ecosystems and undermine development, and could increase in frequency due to climate change. There is a need for increased awareness on the latest advances in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA). A significant advancement is a better understanding of ecosystem-based...
15/10/2019
UNDP is the knowledge frontier organization for sustainable development in the UN Development System and serves as the integrator for collective action to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UNDP’s policy work is carried out at HQ, Regional and Country Office levels, and forms a contiguous spectrum of deep local knowledge to...
15/10/2019
SOP for fire has been developed by DDMA-Gorakhpur which encompasses around the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders to immediate work out for fire risk reduction after its occurrence in any region of Gorakhpur.WASH Sector has a strong presence at the national level and provincial level (depending on the number of agencies present in each...
15/10/2019
This News Letter issued by DDMA-Gorakhpur is in the context of its effort executed in a quarter of 2019-for enhancing the disaster resiliency with the district.As per advocacy and technical support provided from UNICEF, UPDDMA, Gorakhpur had developed a unique SOP focusing on adoption of precise roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders for adoption...
15/10/2019
This News Letter issued by DDMA-Gorakhpur is in the context of its effort executed in a quarter of 2019-for enhancing the disaster resiliency with the district.This issue deals with the measures to minimise the cold weather fatalities.Road fatalities & fire incidents are the most common and severe type of social and economic disruption...
15/10/2019
Extreme flooding from Hurricane Harvey (~100 km3, ~80 million acre feet, maf of rainfall) in Houston, Texas, US co-located with depleted aquifers raises the question of whether we can capture floodwater to reduce flooding impacts and replenish aquifers for droughts. Here we quantified how much water could be captured from high magnitude flows (HMFs)...
15/10/2019
This City Resilience Program (CRP) is driven by the belief that a resilient future for our cities is possible. CRP aims to empower cities to pursue comprehensive investment programs to strengthen resilience, and to access a broad range of financing options. Strengthening urban resilience is a complicated process. CRP works to effectively bring in the...

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