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27/02/2020
Small island developing states have long managed to respond nimbly in the face of continual change — a challenge that will be magnified by climate change. In this study, the authors present a model that can help inform responses to future climate impacts.Small island developing states (SIDS), such as Barbados, must continually adapt in the...
27/02/2020
The research by the Centre for Risk Studies is unique in making an annual qualification of the potential GDP impact of unpredictable shocks on the world's most prominent cities. The 2019 update to the Global Risk Index sees a uniform rise in GDP@Risk across all the 279 cities that make up the index and more significant increases in risk for urban...
27/02/2020
The affordability of property‐level adaptation measures against flooding is crucial due to the movement toward integrated flood risk management, which requires the individuals threatened by flooding to actively manage flooding. It is surprising to find that affordability is not often discussed, given the important roles that affordability and social...
26/02/2020
Le livret de la Plateforme Nationale de la RDC est une publication qui retrace l'existence de cette structure de coordination des actions multi sectorielles de préparation et d'interventions pour accompagner les autorités gouvernementales dans les interventions de terrain. A travers ce document, c'est possible de découvrir le rôle...
26/02/2020
BackgroundPreterm birth is a leading cause of infant morbidity and mortality. Identifying potentially modifiable triggers toward the end of gestation, such as extreme heat, can improve understanding of the role of acute stress on early deliveries and inform warning systems. In this study it was examined the association between extreme heat, variously...
26/02/2020
This is a call for abstracts on the topic of future smart cities. Selected papers will be published in a Book Series "Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation" (ASTI) by Springer.
26/02/2020
Connecting communities with ecological restoration projects can achieve the dual goals of improving mental health and ecological recovery, building resilience for all.
26/02/2020
Infrastructure Australia releases the Infrastructure Priority List, presenting 147 nationally significant infrastructure proposals and focusing on resilience.
25/02/2020
COURSE AIMA 5–day training course on Community Based Disaster has been designed to improve the capacity of specialist and non-specialist professionals in the domain of disaster risk reduction. The overall aim of the course is to introduce participants on the scope of disaster preparedness strategy and associated aspects, thus generating a....Date: 07-11 Apr 2020
25/02/2020
COURSE AIMA 5–day training course on Community Based Disaster has been designed to improve the capacity of specialist and non-specialist professionals in the domain of disaster risk reduction. The overall aim of the course is to introduce participants on the scope of disaster preparedness strategy and associated aspects, thus generating a....Date: 07-11 Apr 2020

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