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IWMI supports nations and regions to prepare for climate shocks by enhancing farmers' resilience through technological innovations.
Why defeating coronavirus in one country isn't enough – there needs to be a coordinated global strategy
The lack of global coordination raises the risk of a second wave of contamination even after individual countries halt the virus' advance.
Nine years since the Great East Japan Earthquake - 2020 Sendai Symposium for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Future was held without an on-site audience
FJ$18 million has been provided to Fiji by Japan through its Economic Social Development Programme, to enable tsunami early warning systems, a dredger and an ice plant.
World Bank provides two EUR 44,800,000 for Southern Brazil Urban Resilience Program, to help finance cities interested in resilience-focused investments.
Postponing the Olympics is the right call — curbing the coronavirus pandemic matters more than money
There has been widespread support for the postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic games, after the International Committee were under pressure to make the decision.
This booklet is a step-by-step guide on how to create school emergency plan. It includes a set of written and required safety procedures to be known and followed by teachers and students, in case of earthquake.
Org. Setting and ReportingCreated in December 1999, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is the designated focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of efforts to reduce disasters and to ensure synergies among the disaster reduction activities of the United Nations and regional organizations and activities...
The NirengiAssociation developed info note about Speaking with Children about Coronavirus in Turkish, English and Arabic. It is very important to remember that children look to adults for guidance on how to react to stressful events. If parents, caregivers, teachers seem overly worried, children’s anxiety may rise. Adults should reassure children...
An algorithm for validation of the efficiency of disaster and safety management budget investment in South Korea
Disaster and safety management budgets should be managed efficiently through suitability verification. However, no method has been proposed for efficiency verification in the existing research due to limited budget data and absence of a verification decision method. In this study, efficiency was verified by matrix analysis to determine if the disaster...