Damaged buildings in Haiti
To estimate the impact on affected communities and to chart a path from early response to recovery, the government of Haiti launched a Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) with support from the United Nations.
Impression of the levees in New Orleans, USA
The government had done its job by investing billions in levees and other infrastructure to protect New Orleans.
A man with his bike on the beach during Cyclone Fani, India (2019)
A new study found significant increases in the intensity, frequency, and duration of cyclonic storms over the Arabian Sea. Is the west coast prepared?
An enhanced smart system to forecast rainfall here with greater accuracy will be completed by the first quarter of 2022, boosting the Republic's suite of tools to respond more quickly to flash floods.
Risk communication to motivate flood and hurricane risk mitigation
This research discusses how at-risk communities can take steps to mitigate hurricane and flood risks, but many choose not to do so.
Lessons from Concurrent Disasters: COVID-19 and Eight Hurricanes
This report discusses how changing climate dynamics have resulted in a confluence of disaster events to which Louisiana had to respond simultaneously: a global pandemic and an “epidemic” of landfalling hurricanes during the 2020 season.
Aerial view of hurrican aftermath
Research by Stevens Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon suggests that monitoring social media during hurricanes could help communities better plan for and mitigate the impacts of climate change.
European Commission
Copernicus Climate Change Service
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
Unequivocal, unprecedented, irreversible, rapid and widespread. These are strong words used in the report of the Working Group I (WG1) of IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) released last August 9, 2021. IPCC AR6 WG1: The Physical Science Basis of
Motorists inspect a road flooded by rain from Hurricane Florence (USA, 2018)
Higher numeracy led to better evacuation decisions, study finds.