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15/06/2020
Recent research from Public Health England (PHE) shows that people that experience flooding in their homes can suffer from mental health illnesses, including depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. This has an economic impact, including costs to the health service and lost days at work.This project developed a method for evaluating the...
15/06/2020
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....
15/06/2020
With increased intensity rainfall events globally and urban expansion decreasing permeable surfaces, there is an increasing problem of urban flooding. This study aims to better understand rainfall infiltration into a Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) permeable pavement, compared with an adjacent Green Area of made ground, in relationship to groundwater...
15/06/2020
The results presented here illustrate the potential impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in low-income countries (LICs) and low-middle-income countries (LMICs) compared to the epidemics that have occurred to date in upper-middle-income countries (UMICs) and high-income countries (HICs).This study's results highlight the difficult...
15/06/2020
This online event will bring speakers from social movements and networks working with indigenous people, people living in informal settlements and women working in the informal economy, to reflect on the response of their communities to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).The event will examine inequalities in impacts and coping strategies and discuss....Date: 02 Jul 2020
15/06/2020
This online event will bring speakers from social movements and networks working with indigenous people, people living in informal settlements and women working in the informal economy, to reflect on the response of their communities to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).The event will examine inequalities in impacts and coping strategies and discuss....Date: 02 Jul 2020
15/06/2020
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction stresses the need for better governance of risk, in which the state has the primary role in reducing disaster risk. Building resilience to disasters also brings together the responsibilities of many sectors, stakeholders, and levels of governance. By ensuring effective coordination of Disaster Risk Reduction...
15/06/2020
This particular training manual explains the various controllers of disaster risk and elaborates on how they are related to each other. Care has been taken to explain these crucial parameters as lucidly as possible. Starting from the fundamentals, the module builds upon and gradually talks about the different aspects of disaster risk management. In...
15/06/2020
The aim of the National Earthquake Research Programme (UDAP) in Turkey is to ensure the efficient use of the resources of the country by the projects of which outcomes meet the needs and transfer into the implementation. The programme supports studies conducted in accordance with scientific principles and ethical rules in order to produce information,...
15/06/2020
Effective COVID-19 preparedness, prevention and response require a migrant-inclusive approach regarding access to services at the national and local levels. By including migrants in national plans, including socio-economic response plans, impact analysis, policies and strategies, gaps in health and other inequities such as...

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