Critical infrastructure

Critical infrastructure

Communications systems and networks, health facilities, emergency evacuation shelters, elements of transportation systems, waste disposal, water supplies.

Communication is key – especially when you are in the business of saving lives.
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
We hear a lot about resilience lately when discussing infrastructure development. In the face of climate change, extreme weather, and geological events, governments increasingly recognize the need to improve risk management.
World Bank, the
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2022
This report aims to examine data on disaster losses related to infrastructure damage and service disruption in Post Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNAs) submitted by nations between 2010 and 2020, and to identify where gaps still exist in PDNA reporting.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters International Recovery Platform
Row of contemporary houseboats in IJburg district at sunset in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Researchers have considered how flooding from rising sea levels and storm surges will damage the built environment along the coast, but what about climate change’s less noticeable impacts below the surface?
Colorado State University
ADB Resilient Infrastructure Project Snapshot Tonga Cyclone Gita Recovery Project
2021
This report is a brief summary of Asian Development Bank's Resilient Infrastructure Project to support Tonga for its recovery from the 2018 Cyclone Gita.
Asian Development Bank
Man delivering a parcel to a client.
Amazon delivery workers say they feel pushed beyond safe limits by the retail giant's strict metrics amid unprecedented heatwave
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
WRC5 Knowledge Report
2022
This knowledge report highlights the key lessons and recommendations emerging from the discussions during the 15 sessions of the 5th World Reconstruction Conference.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the World Bank, the International Recovery Platform
The ongoing drought was already hitting electricity generation.
Grist Magazine