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Crab risk reduction in Bangladesh!

UNISDR AP

The reason is the Rakhaine people have a strong knowledge of living on the coast and build their houses with strong timber frames with the lower floor three metres above the ground. This kept them safe from the storm surge...

  • Resilience to extreme weather

    Royal Society

    How do we reduce the impact of extreme weather today while preparing ourselves for future changes? What can we do to build our resilience? Royal Society has examined people's resilience to weather- and climate-related extreme events, in particular, floods, droughts and heatwaves...

  • US: Why metro Houston fears the next big storm

    Reuters; TRF

    The toll of Hurricane Ike left little doubt that something was needed to defend residents and the U.S. economy against the next big storm. 'It's a national security issue,' said Bob Mitchell, president of the nonprofit Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership...

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