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Battling century's worst drought, India's farmers revive traditional grains

TRF

Returning to traditional varieties of grains and organic farming methods has helped farmers in south India cope with extreme weather. Being better suited to the soil and requiring less water, the traditional seeds help farmers withstand the impact of climate change and secure their incomes in the event of drought.

  • Researchers produce new map of seismic hazards in Brazil

    AgĂȘncia FAPESP

    An updated national map of seismic hazards for Brazil is being developed by researchers at collaborating Brazilian universities. Even with low seismic risk, smaller tremors in Brazil can still cause large-scale damage. The map estimates the probability of future tremors, and the level of vibration they would cause in relation to buildings and infrastructure.

  • PetaBencana.id: Real-time flood mapping in Jakarta

    Enterprise Innovation

    The mapping tool PetaBencana.id can speed up the time-consuming task of gathering flood data. By collecting information from citizen reporting, social media, government flood alerts, and hydraulic sensor data, the platform provides a real-time online flood map. It can be used to identify where flooding is worst, and provide insights into flooding and its impacts.

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Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030

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