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).
Critical infrastructure systems provide vital resources and services to the population, commercial ventures, industrial operations, government entities, as well as to other interdependent critical infrastructure. These infrastructure systems depend upon
The high risk emanating from the increasing number of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure systems at national or local level is only now beginning to be understood. The cascading effect of that risk beyond the system under attack into allied and
Seismic phenomena and tornadoes are among the most relevant causes of damage on the built environment and their effect on industrial plants might not be limited to mere structural damage. Under particular conditions, such as the presence of inflammable
On 11 March 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami severely damaged the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FDNPP). Large radioactivity released induced multi-hazard disasters on human livelihoods and ecosystems in the Fukushima
Disasters as sociotechnical systems are complex and can be described as a source of instability for populations. In such systems, decision-makers need to address a specific problem: how to manage both time (delays) and resources (i.e., stocks) to make
The problem of increasing the efficiency of the hydrometeorological provision of the population and industrial enterprises is directly related to the digital transformation of support facilities and the National Hydrometeorological Services themselves. It