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.
October to April is the peak period for extreme weather in Australia, with higher risk of flooding, tropical cyclones, bushfires, and severe thunderstorms. The latest outlook indicates a potentially wet and windy summer for 2022-23.
Australians’ well-documented affinity with the sun, surf and sand continues to fuel coastal property market growth. This growth defies rising interest rates and growing evidence of impacts of climate change on people living in vulnerable coastal locations
This study finds that when severe weather events occur in close succession they can have major impacts on the environment, with a greater interactive effect than that of each individual event combined.
This seventh biennial State of the Climate report draws on the latest national and international climate research, encompassing observations, analyses and future projections to describe year-to-year variability & longer-term changes in Australia’s climate
This Papua New Guinea country briefing outlines why events such as floods and earthquakes force thousands from their homes each year and shows how data can improve assistance as climate vulnerability and low development raise disaster risk.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
Asian Development Bank