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22/04/2020
Healthy ecosystems help protect humanity from violent and life-threatening spread of viral pandemics, rising seas, extreme weather, and the changing climate.
22/04/2020
Will global climate change make slow-moving storms more common? Princeton's Gan Zhang decided to tackle the question by using a large ensemble of climate simulations.
22/04/2020
Prof. Saleemul Huq speaks on how vulnerable communities in cities in developing countries need to be involved in tackling COVID-19 and climate change adaptation.
22/04/2020
This article explores exposure to floods, heat stress, hurricanes and wildfires in U.S. municipalities alongside the impacts of COVID-19 on the same regions.
22/04/2020
Building on the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) collaborates with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in organizing a webinar for parliamentarians and parliamentary staff on the role of parliaments in health security, emergency preparedness....Date: 28 Apr 2020
22/04/2020
Building on the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) collaborates with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in organizing a webinar for parliamentarians and parliamentary staff on the role of parliaments in health security, emergency preparedness....Date: 28 Apr 2020
22/04/2020
This dialogue aims to explore how Member States have been dealing with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis by sharing experiences, challenges and lessons learned with peers. Taking place on 6th May, this dialogue would remain timely, allowing countries to apply best practices learnt from the ongoing COVID19 response, and to start preparing....Date: 06 May 2020
22/04/2020
This dialogue aims to explore how Member States have been dealing with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis by sharing experiences, challenges and lessons learned with peers. Taking place on 6th May, this dialogue would remain timely, allowing countries to apply best practices learnt from the ongoing COVID19 response, and to start preparing....Date: 06 May 2020
22/04/2020
This document sets out the preparedness and response plan of the Nigerian Primary Health Care System for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). It outlines the planning scenarios, key areas of work and priority activities required for the Primary Health Care (PHC) Sector to quickly scale up its core capacity to prevent, quickly detect, characterize...
22/04/2020
The objective of this article is to assess the inclusion of people with disabilities in disaster risk reduction strategies worldwide since the establishment of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) as gleaned from research. Several studies were reviewed to observe how the four priorities were implemented and operationalized in various...

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