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Cover of Just transition in the context of adaptation to climate change
2021
The present technical paper provides an overview of knowledge and practice for just resilience in Europe as a scoping exercise based on a rapid review of scientific literature on social impacts of adaptation and resilience.
European Environment Agency
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2022
This paper intends to show the effect of changing the selection of countries included in a drought risk assessment on its outcomes and highlight the countries that are “left behind” by a global drought risk assessment.
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research
Cover of Co-Chair summary APMCDRR
2022
This is the Co-Chair summary of the 2022 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This study sought to identify vulnerabilities to flooding, as well as their causes, using an index-based approach in in the selected flood-prone areas of Kogi State, Nigeria.
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Cover of Preventing disaster
2022
This report profiles three chemical incidents that occurred within two weeks this January, and recommends specific safety measures that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should require in order to prevent future chemical disasters. 
Coming Clean, Inc.
Cover of World Risk Poll 2021: A resilient world?
2022
This report is the second report about the 2021 World Risk Poll findings and it shows how financial insecurity undermines resilience in the face of climate change-related disasters.
Lloyd's Register Foundation
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2022
This article discusses the tragedy unfolding in Pakistan in the wake of unprecedented flooding late last month, that is not only a humanitarian catastrophe but also poses significant security threats.
The Centre for Climate and Security
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2022
This is a summary report on the plan of approach to deal with exceptional low water events such as those experienced in the Meuse International River Basin District after several consecutive years of the summer drought between 2017 and 2020.
European Commission