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30/06/2020
A systematic literature review was carried out to examine the suitability of, or gaps in, existing frameworks for vulnerability and risk assessment of social-ecological systems (SES) to hydro-meteorological hazards. The review confirms that very few frameworks have been developed in the context of Nature-based solutions (NBS). Most...
30/06/2020
The main objective of the present work is to assess changes in vulnerability and, consequently, risk, considering a time-space dimension. Three deterministic tsunami scenarios based on historical events were analyzed, and vulnerability analysis with an emphasis on social cohesion and community organization in pre-reconstruction (2012) and post-reconstruction...
30/06/2020
The authors use the DPSIR (Drivers-Pressures-State change-Impact-Response) framework to explore three aspects of zoonotic diseases: (1) the significance of disease regulation ecosystem services and their degradation in the emergence of Covid-19 and other zoonotic diseases; and of the protection of natural resources as mitigating contributions to both...
30/06/2020
INFORM partners believe that the availability of shared analysis of crises and disasters can lead to better coordination of actors and better outcomes for at-risk and affected people. Specifically, INFORM creates a space and process for shared analysis that can support joint strategy development, planning and action to prevent, prepare for, respond...
30/06/2020
This national report from the First Street Foundation provides a comprehensive national analysis of the state of flood risk in the continental U.S. The findings are the result of the First Street Foundation’s new Flood Model, a high precision, climate adjusted model that assesses flood risk at the individual property level today and into the...
30/06/2020
Urgent early action has taken to protect lives in Bangladesh as floods threaten 4.1 million people across the country that were already grappling with COVID-19.
30/06/2020
Climate-resilient infrastructure in India has been challenging due to land scarcity. Efforts of local governments' experiments on the issue remained unknown.
30/06/2020
Despite disappointing download numbers and almost zero success in tracing COVID-19 infections, Australia is persisting with the COVIDSafe app instead of Gapple.
30/06/2020
Nine countries could maintain disaster risk management efforts despite the financial demands of COVID-19 because Canada and the CDB created a $20 million assistance fund.

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