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29/09/2020
Traditionally, disaster management information systems have been designed to facilitate communication and coordination along stable hierarchical lines and roles. However, to support coordination in disaster response, disaster management information systems need to cater for the emerging roles, responsibilities and information needs of the actors, often...
29/09/2020
The Government of Sweden, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are pleased to invite you to a High-Level Meeting on Addressing the Humanitarian Impact of Climate Change. The meeting is organised in collaboration with the Swedish Red Cross.The meeting will be held in a virtual hybrid format....Date: 21 Oct 2020
29/09/2020
The Government of Sweden, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are pleased to invite you to a High-Level Meeting on Addressing the Humanitarian Impact of Climate Change. The meeting is organised in collaboration with the Swedish Red Cross.The meeting will be held in a virtual hybrid format....Date: 21 Oct 2020
29/09/2020
Below-normal rainfall is likely during the 2020 October – December season over the southern parts of Asia that normally receive good amount of rainfall during the season.
29/09/2020
The planting of woodlands in upland areas could play a significant role in preventing the flash flooding which has increasingly affected communities across the UK.
29/09/2020
Widespread confusion over the UK government's advice is threatening public compliance. To cut through this confusion, clearer and more consistent messaging is needed.
29/09/2020
The University of Luxembourg and RSS-Hydro are building an urban terrain model with the help of drones, aerial and satellite images to feed flood models.
29/09/2020
The 2020 hurricane season has already made its mark in terms of the number of storms that have formed and how early they formed. Will the second-half be the same?
28/09/2020
The brochure describes how the EO4SD CR cluster supported ARC's Africa RiskView (ARV) tool, combining EO data and population vulnerability data to create an early-warning model that measures food insecurity as well as estimating response costs, helping decision-makers to make early and effective interventions. This included making an on-demand flood...
28/09/2020
The collection of case studies highlights how behavior campaigns are geared towards engaging the local population in safety practices to prevent COVID-19 (English).

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