Flood

The Hindu Kush Himalayas is sometimes called the “Third Pole”, due to having one of the world’s largest concentrations of snow and glaciers. But with the acceleration of the effects of climate change, the glaciers are retreating rapidly.
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The Social Impact Monitoring and Vulnerability Assessment (SIMVA) 2018 survey was undertaken by the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat with field surveys implemented by Member Countries.
Deaths of starving cattle on dry Masai land in Kenya
Praying desperately for rain and preparing determinedly for the next deluge: two poles in Kenya’s deepening battle with the climate crisis.
The emotional trauma from product shortages early into the pandemic is understandably fresh. Unfortunately, a new bout of surging demand could significantly stress already strained food supply chains due to ongoing global supply chain disruptions.
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This paper assesses flood resilience in the UK. There is much riding for the government on the back of its ‘Building Back Better’ agenda as a ubiquitous mantra.
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A standardised inventory for New Zealand's stopbank (levee) network and its application for natural hazard exposure assessments
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‘Supporting flood Forecast-based Action and Learning’ (SUFAL) project was designed to contribute to reducing the adverse impacts of the increasing frequency of catastrophic flooding on the vulnerable and poor communities through Forecast-based Action (FbA).
UN-Habitat has implemented the Flood Resilience Building in Ulaanbaatar Ger Areas since 2019, funded by the Adaptation Fund, not only as an adaptation project but also as one to lends ‘voice’ to the priorities of the high-risk communities and vulnerable residents.
A new sensor for daily snow cover tracking could make winter a lot less challenging.