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28/10/2020
“Zombie fires” and burning of fire-resistant vegetation are new features driving Arctic fires, warn international fire scientists.
28/10/2020
Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly common in western parts of the United States, according to a new study.
21/10/2020
This case study has been developed to capture Japan’s experience in road geohazard risk management and offers a way forward for low- and middle-income countries. It includes a discussion of the: Significant issues Japan overcame, such as the initially narrow scope of road management authorities and expansion of the mandate and planning...
20/10/2020
In this study, the authors contributed to the following question: In the USA, is the current allocation of risk between the different levels of government (federal, state, and local governments) is appropriate for managing disaster risk? The study then discusses several approaches for increasing insurance coverage for state...
20/10/2020
To meet the  Asian Development Bank's (ADB) requirement for more detailed data on floods in the Philippines, the EO4SD CR cluster developed an automated IMS. The ADB needed to build a more detailed picture of flood response in specific areas surrounding its projects. This allows for better planning for infrastructure...
20/10/2020
This policy brief focuses on Malawi and its resilience capacity to its long experienced extreme weather events. After describing their trends and predicting rising costs, it makes the case of Investing in resilience by underlying its three main advantages: avoided losses, development and co-benefits. Investing...
20/10/2020
This paper describes the value of understanding risk in the development agenda, but it is also an appeal. It is an appeal to donors and all actors involved in risk reduction and management to take specific steps to accelerate the spread of risk understanding, more clearly identify risk ownership and provide leaders with the tools necessary...
20/10/2020
MIEUX+ mobilises migration experts from the EU Member States and non-EU administrations, offering a platform for hundreds of migration experts to exchange knowledge with their peers around the world. The expertise is primarily sourced from EU MS public administrations, however, since 2016, the pool of experts has diversified in order to respond to new...
20/10/2020
To mark the closing of ADB's Integrated Disaster Risk Management Fund, an interactive webinar will bring together experts from across Southeast Asia to look at the Fund’s contribution and to exchange views and ideas on advancing integrated disaster risk management.If efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are to....Date: 28 Oct 2020
20/10/2020
To mark the closing of ADB's Integrated Disaster Risk Management Fund, an interactive webinar will bring together experts from across Southeast Asia to look at the Fund’s contribution and to exchange views and ideas on advancing integrated disaster risk management.If efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are to....Date: 28 Oct 2020

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