Documents and Publications

Cover and source: Economics of Disasters and Climate Change
Using a new composite climate-risk index, this study shows that population in high-risk counties in the United States has grown disproportionately over the last few decades, even relative to the corresponding commuting zone.
Cover and source: Asian Development Bank
Analyzing how intensifying climate change threatens to increase poverty and hunger in the Asia and the Pacific, this report highlights the need for transformative solutions that advance climate action, increase resilience, and protect development gains.
Cover and source: Environmental Science & Policy
This article argues that framing climate risk in terms of physical, socio-economic and/or ecological risks remains problematic in ensuring adequate climate risk assessment information translates into more effective adaptation decision-making.
Cover and source: International Science Council
This paper looks at lessons from the advocacy and solidarity efforts of the International Science Council and its partners using relevant examples and a policy review to examine the scientific community’s response to crises affecting science systems.
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This publication covers the potential cumulative impacts and long-term effects of new small water infrastructures (SWIs) on dryland community resilience.
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This study uses a crowd-sourced municipal call database to characterize the spatial distribution of floodrisk in Detroit, MI. Call data including dates and addresses were obtained from the City of Detroit Department of Public Works for 2021.
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This article considers direct messaging within the Floodline public flood warning service in Scotland, implemented by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).
Cover and source: Christian Blind Mission
Efforts to improve disability inclusion into government strategies, DRR plans, and humanitarian response initiatives is hindered by the absence of disaggregated data, impeding the understanding of disability prevalence before, during and after crises.

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