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Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers used a new analytic approach to study more than 1.5 million deaths across the state of California.
University of Southern California
A new project designed to accelerate climate action in Iraq has today been launched through a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) the Ministry of Environment with funding generously provided by the UK and Canada.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
Enhanced computing and storage capacity will allow NOAA to deploy higher-resolution models to better capture small-scale features like severe thunderstorms.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

DRR Community in United States of America

Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointDepartment of the Interior

National Platform

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National policies and plans

Cover of the White House action plan
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
Coverpage "Department of Agriculture"
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.
White House, the
2021

Stormwater management planning is necessary to protect public safety and infrastructure from local and regional flooding while meeting regulatory requirements which protect the environment. Due to changes in land use from redevelopment, increasing sea

City of Miami

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
2012
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