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This study finds that when severe weather events occur in close succession they can have major impacts on the environment, with a greater interactive effect than that of each individual event combined.
University of South Australia
Women carrying water in Somalia.
The World Meteorological Organization has published its first State of Global Water Resources report in order to assess the effects of climate, environmental and societal change on the Earth’s water resources.
World Meteorological Organization
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The Mexican Flood Resilience Project, led by the Mexican Red Cross, aims to increase preparedness and strengthen the flood resilience of communities in the state of Tabasco.
Flood Resilience Portal
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Resource guides

We cannot reduce risk effectively if we cannot measure disaster losses. Have a look at stocktaking, challenges and best practices in this collection on disaster loss data. Traditionally
Words into Action
Implementation guides for the Sendai Framework
Learning from Past Disasters

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy made landfall in Cuba and swept through the East Coast of the United States, causing critical destruction.

Blog: DRR Voices

Dr. Homolata Borah has been working towards reducing disaster risk for some of the most vulnerable communities living in the world’s largest inhabited river island of Majuli in the state of Assam in India.
Muliagatele Filomena Nelson is the Climate Change Adaptation Advisor at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme. She helps Pacific women become active participants in the process of international climate negotiations. 
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030