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2022
This study aimed to compare the short-term temperature-dengue associations during different dengue outbreak periods and ascertain if there was an association between heatwaves and dengue outbreaks in Hanoi, Vietnam.
PLOS Neglected Tropical Disease
IDDRR 2022
2022
In 2022, the International Day will focus on Target G of the Sendai Framework: “Substantially increase the availability of and access to multi-hazard early warning systems and disaster risk information and assessments to people by 2030.”
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
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2022
This research shows that risk management generally reduces the impacts of floods and droughts but faces difficulties in reducing the impacts of unprecedented events of a magnitude not previously experienced.
Springer Nature
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2022
The GEOGLAM Crop Monitor for Early Warning (CM4EW) is an international and transparent multi-source, consensus assessment of the crop growing conditions, status, and agro-climatic conditions that are likely to impact global production.
Group on Earth Observations Global Agricultural Monitoring Initiative
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2022
This research compared change detection and histogram thresholding methods using co-polarization (VV) and cross-polarization (VH) images for flood mapping in the Akaki catchment, Ethiopia, where Addis Ababa city is located.
Natural Hazards Research (KeAi - ScienceDirect)
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2022
This report aims to help practitioners integrate climate resilience considerations into transport asset management and thus enhance climate resilience in the transport sectors of Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
World Bank, the
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2022
This paper reviews recent EU-supported research, policy, and practices to identify critical dimensions that still need to be addressed for greater uptake of nature-based solutions (NbS). 
Climate Risk Management (Elsevier)
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2022
This study aims to improve understanding of the costs of extreme weather events in the form of loss and damage by introducing and applying a hybrid simulation model based on empirical data in the contiguous United States.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science