Disaster risk management

Disaster risk management is the application of disaster risk reduction policies and strategies to prevent new disaster risk, reduce existing disaster risk and manage residual risk, contributing to the strengthening of resilience and reduction of disaster losses.

Latest Disaster risk management additions in the Knowledge Base

Wildfire, Thailand
In response to the escalating fire crises in the Amazon, a timely study has revealed alarming shortcomings in the emergency fire bans implemented by the Brazilian Government. Initially seen as a promising solution in 2019.
Oxford University
This magazine shares a series of photo essays profiling how communities experiencing climate change are harnessing the power of collective action to work toward a climate-resilient future.
This study investigated the associations of multiple natural hazards with depression among Chinese adults.
In this paper, researchers combine existing fragility curves and empirical breaching equations with a framework for automating levee breaching in catchments with limited geotechnical information.
Nairobi, Kenya
By coming together, embracing Indigenous knowledge and empowering citizens, cities can become a beacon of resilience and prosperity.
World Economic Forum
In this study, researchers provide information on the shelter-seeking places in Bangladesh during the latest cyclones and analyse the reasons why some residents do not evacuate the affected regions post cyclone ­­­warning.
A disabled man wading through water logged road on his tricycle in India, 2020
The disability royal commission and advocates say people with disability have not been provided with enough thorough, timely and up to date, accessible information during recent crises.
Conversation Media Group, the
weather surveillance radar
Weather prediction has actually improved in recent years. And there are exciting developments on the horizon involving artificial intelligence. But the effect of future climate change on weather and seasonal prediction is not yet well understood.
Conversation Media Group, the

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