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Apps for resilience deadline looms

UNISDR

Developers have until Wednesday 27 August to present the best professional/scientific app and the best consumer/public-facing app that can help communities to see, understand, and reduce the risk from a variety of disasters. Each category carries a cash award of US$10,000 for the best app...

  • New Zealand: Will Aucklanders walk on water?

    Stuff, Fairfax Digital, Fairfax New Zealand Ltd

    Sea walls may be appropriate in some places, but Gundermann believes resilience means living with encroaching water rather than trying to keep it out. This will be much cheaper in the long run, but will also help communities build resilience, he said...

  • How to adapt disaster management to an urban context

    Devex

    According to Devex, many of the strategies and best practices currently available in the international development landscape pertain to frameworks focused on rural contexts — a gap that needs to be bridged to have a comprehensive disaster management strategy. Bridging that gap includes developing knowledge capacity...

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