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Stormy sky above Mexico City
When a severe hailstorm hit Mexico’s capital last week, citizens began to wonder whether climate change could be the cause. But is that the right question to ask?
Eos - AGU
Scientists at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) are testing forgotten wheat varieties from across the world to find those which can better cope with drought, rising temperatures and excessive rainfall.
Guardian, the (UK)
A little girl trying to open a water tap in Mexico.
Strict rationing has left millions of Monterrey residents without tap water for hours or days at a time, fueling long-standing anger over water concessions that favor big companies - including soft drinks and beer makers
Thomson Reuters Foundation,
Local leaders forum at the GP2022 on 23 May 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.
Local governments play an essential role in disaster risk reduction and building resilience. At UNDRR’s 2022 Global Platform, the Local Leaders Forum opened a productive discussion on important issues around disaster resilience at city and district level.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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This article summarizes the seismic risk analysis of Mexico City, based on a detailed database constructed with information provided by the city but also with tools such as geomatics and machine learning.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Two Mexican women walking in front of a yellow wall.
Mexico’s National Center for Disaster Prevention (CENAPRED) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have jointly developed a National Strategy for Resilient Communities.
Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia
Mexico City.
The National Risk Atlas (NRA) is an information system that allows the identification of hazards caused by natural and man-made phenomena that could impact Mexico, as well as risk scenarios to which the population could be exposed.
Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia
Skyline of Mexico city, beyond trees of the Chapultepec park
Scientists use noise generated by human activities to determine how the subsidence rate of densely populated Mexico City affects its seismic hazard. A new study used the city’s own noise to monitor how this subsidence is taking place.
This image shows the landscape of the Baja California Peninsula.
For ranching communities on the east side of the Baja California Peninsula, groundwater springs are their primary source of freshwater. The economic livelihoods of roughly 4,000 people are closely tied to the springs and to wells.
University of Utah
The Government of Mexico, through the Ministry of Finance & Public Credit, the Insurance Development Forum (IDF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the German Government, today announced the launch of a Tripartite project.
Insurance Development Forum