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.
Hyper-marginalisation increases levels of vulnerability within a part of society that already experiences discrimination, and as a result can experience the impacts of disasters or crisis situations as more severe and harder to recover from.
As an MCR2030 Resilience Hub, Greater Manchester is committed to working with cities across the world to create a more resilient future. This blog post shares some of the city region's initiatives, to inspire other cities to join the road to resilience.
The war in Ukraine will have cascading, long-term impacts – including a secondary environmental disaster caused by uncontrolled asbestos. In reconstruction, strategic planning around asbestos hazard management is needed to ensure a better, safer recovery.