This paper focuses on Lake Chad, which used to be the 11th largest lake in the world. Lake Chad, which is the size of El Salvador, Israel, or Massachusetts, slowly shrank by 90 percent for exogenous reasons between 1963 and 1990.
Most people would remember the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010 claiming the lives of more than 220,000 Haitians. This tragedy brought the country's longstanding struggle with disasters to the forefront of global attention.
This paper presents the Tomorrow's Cities Decision Support Environment. It facilitates a participatory, people-centred approach to risk-informed decision making, using state-of-the-art procedures for physics-based hazard and engineering impact modelling.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
It is critical that the insurance industry, the development community, and governments across the world come together even more closely to extend much-needed, affordable insurance to some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable communities.