Cyclone

Cyclone

Hurricane, tropical storm, tropical depression, typhoon

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2021
This profile documents the projected climate impacts in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC) region. The high vulnerability to climate impacts in the region often drive direct integration of climate risk management into planning processes.
United States Agency for International Development Climatelinks
A man rows his boat off the coast of Dili, East Timor
The Green Climate Fund has approved a USD 21.7 million project to support the establishment of end-to-end climate information services and multi-hazard early warning systems in Timor-Leste. Eighty percent of Timorese are expected to directly benefit.
United Nations Environment Programme
Typhoon Haiyan hit the Eastern coast of the Central Philippines
The Philippines are struck by 20 typhoons a year on average. Climate change is intensifying the effects of these storms and several reach the category of ’super typhoon’.
Anticipation Hub
The agency knows it needs to adapt to climate-driven events that will increasingly threaten coastal launch sites and other key space infrastructure.
Wired, Condé Nast Digital
Coverpage of "Hotter and more humid with erratic rainfall: Climate change in Bangladesh"
2021
This paper discusses climate change in Bangladesh, as the country is getting hotter and more humid with erratic rainfall. Bangladesh is associated with having six seasons; however, the distinct features of these seasons are becoming increasingly blurred.
World Bank, the
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2021
Cyclone Idai, which hit Zimbabwe on March 14, 2019, left immeasurable destruction of unprecedented magnitude in its wake. Questions were raised in the aftermath on the strength of the disaster risk reduction legislation and institutions in Zimbabwe.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
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2021
Disastrous events are often proclaimed as a Black Swan—an unlikely and unexpected occurrence, but a closer study often reveals them to be Black Elephants—hazards that are known and understood but not addressed.
Nature Publishing Group
Image of water front village in Lao PDR
The $5.5 million project aims to reduce the impacts of disasters caused by hazards by increasing the utilization of early warning and risk information in Cambodia and Lao PDR.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific World Meteorological Organization World Bank, the