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Call for good practice case studies on the Strategic Approach to Capacity Development for Implementation of the Sendai Framework
UNDRR extends call for good practice case studies on the Strategic Approach to Capacity Development for Implementation of the Sendai Framework to 15 March 2020.
Floodwaters could wash bushfire debris into reservoirs and likely overwhelm water treatment systems. Preparing now for that worst-case pollution scenario is essential.
Wildfires are a natural part of the ecology of colder, boreal forests, but the fires are now starting to burning outside their normal patterns.
African countries appear at risk of another viral outbreak with COVID-19, being recently affected by Ebola, they will be leaning heavily on the past to address the present.
In Australia, it is necessary to nail down who bears the financial risk of climate-related disasters. Should it be government, the public, or the insurance industry?
Climate-resilient technologies and approaches now compiled in a book to guide agricultural stakeholders in developing and implementing climate actions in the Philippines.
‘The day we don't have mangroves, our city won't survive': Quelimane, Mozambique, after Cyclone Idai
Mangrove restoration in Quelimane helps provide the first line of defense against Cyclone Idai. The city relies on mangroves for future resilience.
Machine learning used to develop a model that can predict lightning strikes to within 30 minutes of their occurrence and within 30 kilometers of a weather station.
Flood resilience measurement for communities: Project set up, study set up, data collection, and grading
The Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) was created by Zurich Insurance in 2013 and is an innovation in community flood resilience theory and practice. It allows users to generate evidence about the ways in which a given area or community are already resilient to floods, as well as providing a guide to further develop this resilience.This...
Understanding the value and limits of nature-based solutions to climate change and other global challenges
There is growing awareness that ‘nature-based solutions' (NbS) can help to protect us from climate change impacts while slowing further warming, supporting biodiversity and securing ecosystem services. However, the potential of NbS to provide the intended benefits has not been rigorously assessed. There are concerns over their reliability and...