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Landslides are inevitable, but landslide disasters are not. With this in mind, the U.S. Geological Survey has released a new report that details the strategic actions necessary to equitably reduce the Nation’s risk from landslide hazards.
United States Geological Survey
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2022
This strategy document describes goals and strategic actions of a comprehensive strategy to meet key challenges to reducing the Nation’s risk from landslide hazards equitably and effectively.
United States Geological Survey
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2022
This research project investigates and develops interventions to bolster social connectedness in Boston-area communities most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.
Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) Tufts University

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Governance

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National policies and plans

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2022
This strategy document describes goals and strategic actions of a comprehensive strategy to meet key challenges to reducing the Nation’s risk from landslide hazards equitably and effectively.
United States Geological Survey
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2022
Vice President Harris launched the White House Action Plan on Global Water Security, a landmark whole-of-government effort for a water-secure world. The plan covers the full spectrum of global water issues and advances U.S. leadership on water security.
U.S. Department of State
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2021
The Biden-Harris Administration released plans developed by more than 20 federal agencies that outline the steps each agency will take to ensure their facilities and operations adapt to and are increasingly resilient to climate change impacts.
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Risk and governance profile(s)

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2021
This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by the USA. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
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The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
U.S. Subcommittee on Disaster Reduction