Flood

Investigating the decision thresholds for impact-based warnings in South East Asia
Focuses on forecasters' and stakeholders’ thresholds for determining the level of impact-based warnings, set in an area of the world particularly susceptible to extreme weather events.
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This study investigates benefits of combining modelling and measurement methods for flood resilience strategies, applying a participatory system thinking approach that combines Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping with Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities.
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This study proposes a method to assess the impact of floods on households spatially based on their income levels by conducting flood analysis and income analysis.
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This article analyzes residential property transactions to better understand the impact of urban flooding events and property distributions on the floodplain on real-estate markets.
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This study introduces a method for assessing the annual failure rate of levees based on information from historical floods, while also considering the return period of these past events.
Flooded street and house in Eastern South Africa
South Africa experienced catastrophic floods and landslides in the eastern coast of the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and Eastern Cape (EC) following exceptionally heavy rainfall.
Amir Beg Khusrawi still has vivid memories of a flash flood that swept through his village in Afghanistan’s rugged northeast a decade ago.
Debris and twisted metal of collapsed bridge
Extraordinary record-high temperatures in Pakistan triggered the collapse of the Hassanabad Bridge along the Karakoram Highway in the Hunza Valley. The ongoing unprecedented heat wave melted ice on Shisper Glacier, creating a lake which flooded.
The inaugural Middle East and North Africa Regional (MENA) Climate Week was held in Dubai from 28-31 March 2022. Mercy Corps held two sessions discussing how to build climate resilience in Jordan.
Members of Baduy community must strictly follow the pikukuh when constructing a house.
As a disaster-prone country, Indonesia has long been familiar with natural hazards. Even before advanced technology arrived, our Indonesian ancestors developed their own ways to prevent and mitigate disasters – and to live in harmony with natural hazards.