This research addressed the effects of socioeconomic status and demographic composition on mortality in the 2011 Tohoku tsunami using community-level data.
Profiles of advocates working to reduce the risks faced by people living with disabilities, and to make disaster risk reduction, essential services and whole societies across the Asia-Pacific region more inclusive for people living with disabilities.
Muliagatele Filomena Nelson is the Climate Change Adaptation Advisor at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme. She helps Pacific women become active participants in the process of international climate negotiations. 
Woman standing on the shore during a storm.
November 5 is World Tsunami Awareness Day. The aftermath of the 2004 event showed that tsunamis, like all disasters, are not gender-neutral; a disproportionate percentage of the fatalities were female.
Big wave beneath huge clouds
Pairing navigation satellites and CubeSats could provide earlier, more accurate warnings of approaching tsunamis and other impacts of extreme events.
Women leaders in DRR share tsunami stories.
Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami disaster
The Great East Japan Earthquake, which took place on 11 March 2011, was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in Japan, reaching a magnitude of 9.0 and bringing unprecedented disaster to the Tohoku region and other areas.
Standard guidelines for the Tsunami Ready Recognition Programme
This document presents the Standard Guidelines for the Tsunami Ready Recognition Programme - an international performance-based community recognition pilot to reduce tsunami-related risks to individuals and communities.
Preschool facilities such as day care centers and kindergartens must give top priority to the safety of children in emergencies, because it’s difficult for small children to figure out how to protect themselves in such situations.