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Basil Mahfouz, SynSapien

The 2020 Beirut port explosion is a reminder that designing disaster risk reduction strategies is not enough. The policies must also be implemented.

Richard Boothroyd, University of Glasgow

To address river migration in relation to transport infrastructure, satellite images can be used to monitor river channel change in the vicinity of

Anat Grimberg, Head of Planning Division, National Emergency Management Authority

Israel is becoming the global leader in successful COVID-19 vaccination. What aspects of the country's program can be transferable and scalable to

M. Shah Alam Khan, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
In this interview, Professor M. Shah Alam Khan explains how amphibious housing can help populations in Bangladesh cope with reoccurring floods.
Janak Pathak, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

In Nepal, Local Disaster and Climate Resilience plans are paving the way for integrated action disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation.

This

Rahel Steinbach, DRR & Resilience Programme Specialist
, UN Women

UN Women and DRR Dynamics have developed a policy progress tracker, which shows that in 2020 only 26 countries have explicit disaster risk reduction

Lina Liakou, Resilient Cities Network

The current pandemic serves as a stark reminder of how urban challenges are deeply connected; therefore our solutions must be so as well. Cities are

Monique Bennett, Good Governance Africa SADC

The desert locust outbreak requires several levels of response from national and regional governance structures.

We know that environmental

Denis Mc Clean, Chief, Communications and Outreach, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

I have never witnessed before, or since, anything like the scale of destruction that I saw from a helicopter flying along Bangladesh’s coastline in

David Borges, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group (DRR WG) is developing and implementing a coherent and crosscutting