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Samburu landscape viewed through swarm of invasive, destructive Desert Locusts.
With another swarm predicted for September, the arrival of spring in the Southern Hemisphere, farmers in the vast 168,966 km² province have joined with researchers to introduce a software package to track locust swarms in real time.
Three high school students in Zimbabwe working on a laptop.
“We are climate activists!” “We are ready to fight disasters! We are ready to save lives!” The shouts echo throughout the hall at Biriiri high school in Chimanimani district, Manicaland, eastern Zimbabwe.
European Commission
This image shows a thermometer indicating high temperatures. The sun is shining brightly in the sky.
New research led by the University of East Anglia quantifies the benefits of limiting global warming to 1.5°C and identifies the hotspot regions for climate change risk in the future.
University of East Anglia
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In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) devastated the Philippines, killing thousands and yielding unprecedented wreckage.
Words into Action
Implementation guides for the Sendai Framework
Learning from Past Disasters
The Chernobyl disaster was the worst nuclear power plant accident of the 20th century.


This article offers an overview of smart evacuation management systems – which make use of soft computing techniques – as a component of DRR strategies, including crowd monitoring, disaster prediction, evacuation modelling, and guidelines for evacuation.
Participating in the MCR2030 campaign inspired Amadora, Portugal, to promote DRR through partnerships, awareness and public information sessions, as well as investment in emergency planning.
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030