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Spatial exploration of the CDC's Social Vulnerability Index and heat-related health outcomes in Georgia
Heat-related illness, an environmental exposure-related outcome commonly treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments (ED), is likely to rise with increased incidence of heat events related to climate change. Few studies demonstrate the spatial and statistical relationship of social vulnerability and heat-related health outcomes.This study explores...
When mobility drivers are scrutinised and climate change is found to play a role in movement, it remains difficult to determine the extent of its influence. “Misleading claims about mass migration induced by climate change continue to surface in both academia and policy.” There are arguments to indicate that research needs to move...
A compilation of several maps shows how drought, heavy rain and flooding, forest fires and sea-level rise could affect some regions in Europe.
UNDRR Chief acknowledges the UAE's commitment and role in initiating a paradigm shift in how we think, build and manage cities.
As the 10th World Urban Forum takes place, we must look at challenges and opportunities for cities, and connect sustainable cities with global action on climate change.
Better weather forecasting tools are helping small-scale farmers in Zambia build resilience & prepare for more frequent climate shocks.
Copernicus Programme provides information to governments around the world which can be readily used by their respective disaster planners and civil defense authorities.
Climate Change is increasing the likelihood of compound hazards and transforming disaster risk in at least four main ways.
About 265,000 Indonesian migrant workers are trapped in Hong Kong, and panicking due to the scarcity of masks and sanitation kits needed to prevent coronavirus infection.
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....