This is a contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021. The study focusses on drought-affected population in Angola, drought-induced crop yield losses in UR Tanzania and drought-related hydropower losses in Zambia.
In this paper, the authors assess tangible and intangible disaster recovery dynamics following the 2015 Nepal earthquakes and aftershocks in order to understand household adaptive capacity and transformation. They randomly selected 400 households in four communities across two highly impacted districts for surveys and interviews at 9 months and 1.5 years afterwards and returned at 2.5 years to share and discuss results.
This module aims to provide a base structure for workshops to empower local and regional governments (LRGs) with the basic understanding, knowledge, and tools necessary to integrate Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and resilience building into their policy cycle, strategies, and development plans.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Cities and Local Governments
United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters
This map illustrates satellite-detected surface waters over Ayeyarwady, Bago (West), and Yangon Region of Myanmar as observed from a Sentinel-1 image acquired on 5 Aug 2020. Within the analyzed area of about 37,000 km2, a total of about 2,300 km2 of lands