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Tornado in Colorado, USA
Meteorologists have gotten a lot better at forecasting the conditions that make tornadoes more likely. But predicting exactly which thunderstorms will produce a tornado and when is harder, and that’s where a lot of severe weather research is focused today
Texas A&M University System
Journalist writing notes in his phone and on paper while holding his microphone in a heavy flooded area in Thailand.
Despite growing awareness among disaster risk researchers and managers of the importance of adopting a multi-hazard approach [10,11], complex multi-hazard events are often not recognised and reported upon.
European Geosciences Union
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Researchers at the University of Leeds are developing a 'nowcasting' system to get accurate, short-range weather forecasts of extreme weather to socially disadvantaged communities in South Africa, Zambia and Mozambique.
University of Leeds
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Resource guides

Examples of innovative DRR initiatives supported by citizen science and crowd-sourcing.
Words into Action
Implementation guides for the Sendai Framework
Learning from Past Disasters

On 6 February 2023, two earthquakes struck southern and central Türkiye, and northern and western Syria. The first had a magnitude of Mw 7.8 and the second of Mw 7.7.

Blog: DRR Voices

LGBTQIA+ people are often some of the most marginalised in disasters. We need to build early warning systems that are inclusive of all of society – and that involve marginalised communities in all stages of their development.
In Liberia, challenges abound, but progress will prevail. Joining MCR2030 is helping its cities build resilience to disease outbreaks, and reducing the impacts of natural hazards.
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030