Managing disaster risk by increasing local capacity and resilience and reducing vulnerability to natural hazards. The approach engages the local community in managing local disaster risk often with the collaboration of external actors from civil society, local government and the private sector.
30 Nov 2015, UNISDR
As COP21 gets underway in Paris, Alasdair Hainsworth of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology looks towards the more immediate, short term hazards that communities face, saying that given the potential hazards posed by the 3rd strongest El Nino to date, there is a need to continue with the development of early warning systems that provide us with warnings of impending high impact weather events...
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