Regional latest additions

After heavy rain has caused flooding and disruption across much of the country in recent weeks, the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control issued a dispatch to ensure localities are ready to respond to future downpours.
Vietnam Plus
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2022
This feasibility study was conducted for the InsuResilience Solutions Fund (ISF) to assess the setting up of disaster risk transfer solutions for climate-vulnerable cities in Viet Nam.
InsuResilience Solutions Fund
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2022
This study aimed to compare the short-term temperature-dengue associations during different dengue outbreak periods and ascertain if there was an association between heatwaves and dengue outbreaks in Hanoi, Vietnam.
PLOS Neglected Tropical Disease
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2018
The Decision Support Tool (DST) for the Coastal Protection for the Mekong Delta (CPMD) provides an analysis of the current geographical, geological and hydrological situation along the Mekong Delta’s coastline.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Food delivery and motorcycle taxi firms are levying heatwave and rain surcharges as extreme weather events rise, but gig workers need more protection, say experts.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
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2022
While ASEAN’s purposes and goals touch on various sectors, such as economics, culture, and industry, its member-states have also declared that, as a regional grouping, they will promote regional peace, stability, mutual assistance, and collaboration
Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
Thai farmer working in a field
Indigenous communities around the world pioneered drought resilience and adaptation. As extreme heat intensifies, the world needs to heed their lessons.
360info
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2021
This paper reports on the condition of the Basin in 2019, including its hydrology/water flow, flood and drought. The year saw recorded unprecedented flow conditions in the Mekong mainstream and from tributaries.
Mekong River Commission for Sustainable Development
On 8 March 2022, to celebrate International Women’s Day, the Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR) is recognising women leaders across the Asia-Pacific region who support “gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.”
Old colonial buildings on a street in downtown Hoi An, Vietnam along the Thu Bon River flooded during the 2021 rainy season
As extreme weather events become common, threatening communities and economies across the world, the UN is helping policy-makers and leaders by projecting the impact of future climate hazards, and recommending the best, most cost-effective ways to adapt.
United Nations - Headquarters