Between 2012 and 2020, in response to the 2010 Earthquake and Hurricane Matthew, Haiti strengthened its national and local disaster risk management capacity and made investments to improve the resilience of its road network, which benefited 150,000 residents.
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The present study is aimed to assess the health system functions after the Kermanshah earthquake in 2017 in Iran
October 13, 2021. Pavia. The 2021 edition of IDDR Day focuses on ‘International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses.’ - the sixth of the Sendai Seven targets. GEM’s work over the past decade in developing
Recognizing the importance of communication of training and awareness-raising actions, UNESCO Global Geoparks actively engage in Disaster Risk Reduction on a daily basis and are very active in the promotion of the resilience concept.
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This paper assesses Seismic Risk Assessment and Management of an Open Space (OS). Earthquakes affect the safety of the users hosted in both indoor and outdoor urban built environments, especially in HBEs.
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This study compares earthquake risk and early warning effectiveness is perceived by residents in Sendai, Japan and Seattle-King County, Washington State, USA, as well as their willingness to pay for an improved or newly adopted EEW system.
Our study highlights an important and unrecognized earthquake hazard — tilting of the ground surface miles away from the main fault trace, which can continue long after an earthquake. Such tilting poses a continuing hazard for structures above.
Early warning is a critical potential tool for mitigating the impacts of large mass wasting and flood events, a major hazard in the Himalaya.
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This handbook offers an overview of Chile’s national disaster management plans and structures, including information on key domestic disaster response entities and basic regional background.
Community members discuss what it means to make their homes more resilient to extreme weather and climate change.
The new projects will build the foundation for resilient communities through education in rural Montana and southcentral Alaska.