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12/08/2021
Researchers in Colorado State University are working on an easily understood, science-backed way to visually represent hurricane danger to the general public.
05/08/2021
This publication provides practical guidance on and a stepwise approach to the development, justification and optimization of a protection strategy for a nuclear or radiological emergency, the implementation of the concepts of reference levels and generic criteria in the strategy, and the implementation of the strategy during an emergency response....
05/08/2021
This publication discusses how to avoid the worst possible scenarios when it comes to environmental migration.The impacts of climate change and environmental degradation on migration are felt on every continent. The linkages between migration, environment and climate change are complex. People might migrate directly due to climate and environmental...
05/08/2021
BackgroundThe Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) is a multi-stakeholder global partnership of national governments, UN agencies and programmes, multilateral development banks and financing mechanisms, the private sector, and academic and knowledge institutions. It aims to address the challenges of building resilience into infrastructure...
05/08/2021
The proportion of the population exposed to floods has grown by 24% globally since the turn of the century.
04/08/2021
In this impact evaluation report, authors evaluated a humanitarian aid package aimed at building resilience of local communities and enhancing recovery and coping capacities. Extreme weather events and natural disasters, like floods and earthquakes, can cause great losses in human and physical capital. The impact of these events can be particularly...
04/08/2021
The “UN/OECD online seminar in follow-up to the 2020 Beirut port explosion: Lessons learned, experiences and good practices in managing risks of ammonium nitrate storage, handling and transport in port areas, preventing accidents and mitigating their consequences” is to be held on December 14, 2021, as a 3h online event. The seminar....Date: 14 Dec 2021
04/08/2021
The “UN/OECD online seminar in follow-up to the 2020 Beirut port explosion: Lessons learned, experiences and good practices in managing risks of ammonium nitrate storage, handling and transport in port areas, preventing accidents and mitigating their consequences” is to be held on December 14, 2021, as a 3h online event. The seminar....Date: 14 Dec 2021
04/08/2021
This report presents a synthesis of published and ongoing research by REACH which explores the relationship between water security, climate and climate adaptation decisions, drawing on findings from REACH research conducted in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Globally, water institutions are working towards climate resilient systems to manage...
04/08/2021
This research aimed to establish a mechanism of evolution of community protection, identify the support of facilities and infrastructure needed in facilitating the implementation of the tasks and functions of Linmas, especially in disaster management and formulate community protection institutions that are appropriate to the needs and capacities of...

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