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28/01/2020
Conference Opportunity: Exhibit in the MarketplaceThe Marketplace will be an opportunity for stakeholders to showcase approaches to disaster risk reduction in the Asia-Pacific and provides an opportunity for delegates and organisations to connect.ObjectivesThe Marketplace will showcase and promote good practices in disaster risk management and should....Date: 29 Jun - 02 Jul 2020
28/01/2020
Conference Opportunity: Exhibit in the MarketplaceThe Marketplace will be an opportunity for stakeholders to showcase approaches to disaster risk reduction in the Asia-Pacific and provides an opportunity for delegates and organisations to connect.ObjectivesThe Marketplace will showcase and promote good practices in disaster risk management and should....Date: 29 Jun - 02 Jul 2020
27/01/2020
About Asian Disaster Preparedness CenterADPC is an intergovernmental regional organization with a vision to reduce disaster and climate risk impacts on communities and countries in Asia and the Pacific by working with governments, development partners, international organizations, NGOs, civil society, private sector, media and other key stakeholders....
27/01/2020
Interventions that are robust, cost effective, and scalable are in critical demand throughout South Asia to offset growing water scarcity and avert increasingly frequent water-related disasters. This case study presents two complementary forms of intervention that transform water hazards (floodwater) into a resource (groundwater) to boost agricultural...
27/01/2020
Research on evacuation behavior in natural disasters provides a valuable contribution in the development of effective short- and long-term strategies in disaster risk management (DRM). Many studies address evacuation simulation utilizing mathematical modeling approaches or GIS-based simulation. In this contribution, it is performed a detailed analysis...
27/01/2020
Research suggests floods increase exponentially as more precipitation falls as rain, offering insight into how flood risks may change in a warming world with less snow.
27/01/2020
Somalians forced from their homes from floods and fighting have been crammed into informal settlements in Mogadishu. Local resources struggle to cope.
25/01/2020
Novel coronavirus in China is a sign that countries must be ready to timely detect and manage outbreaks of any type, moving as one world in preparedness and response.
24/01/2020
This study evaluates the impact of “group subsidies,” a policy intervention to repair and reinstall damaged capital goods and facilities of small and medium-sized enterprises after the Great East Japan earthquake.A positive effect of the subsidies on small recipient firms’ postdisaster sales and employment was found in...

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