GAR 2019 contributing papers

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The UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is the flagship report of the United Nations on worldwide efforts to reduce disaster risk. The GAR is published biennially by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).

2019

The City of Santa Fe is the capital of the Argentine province of Santa Fe. The province is in the central area of the country, which is a plain area predominantly used for agricultural-livestock activity. Most of its limits are fluvial, located at the

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2019

The interaction between natural and human-induced disasters is a more recent phenomenon that is supported by the increased settlement in disaster-prone areas, the vulnerability of technological and urban infrastructure in relation to natural forces, and

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Emerald Group Publishing Limited
2019

The world is becoming a more dangerous place to live. According to the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), “average mortality for all types of natural disasters increased to 69,800 per year in the decade 2006-2015, up from 64,900

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2019

This work introduces the state of informal settlements in Latin America and the Caribbean based on a comprehensive review of recent reports on urban development from national governments. The authors explore potential relationships between informal

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2019

The UK’s Increasing Resilience to Natural Hazards (IRNH) Programme was established in 2010 to support science-led research aiming to increase social and economic resilience in earthquake-prone and volcanic regions. IRNH marked a new direction for

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2019

From the 19th to 21st of August 2014, the city of Hiroshima in Japan experienced a torrential rainfall triggering 166 landslides, which led to 107 debris flows and 59 shallow slides. These landslides were compounded by flash flooding. The consequence of

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction