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Samoa's architects look to the past to boost climate resilience

TRF

People here 'have to live with disasters and previously they built their houses accordingly, so we need to learn from the past and offer new solutions to improve things for the future,' urged Samoan architecure graduate Carinnya Feaunati...

  • Climate change and persons with disabilities

    CBM Intl

    A UN global survey of persons living with disabilities and how they cope with disasters indicates that the percentage of those with disabilities who could evacuate with no difficulty almost doubles if they were given sufficient time. This underlines the importance of early warning systems and...

  • Neglected disaster plan deepens Pakistan's climate vulnerability - Opinion

    TRF

    'If the policy is implemented in letter and spirit, it can undoubtedly help improve the country's resilience against natural disasters, particularly floods,' said Qamar-uz-Zaman Chaudhry, a lead author of the policy and...

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