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Smartphone receives warning
ShakeAlert depends on a massive network of seismic detectors distributed around the West Coast that pick up initial earthquake shaking.
Conversation Media Group, the
Welthungerhilfe started its first Forecast-based Action (FbA) intervention in the face of an imminent drought in the North of Madagascar.
Anticipation Hub
Disabled person on a wheelchair
Leaving people with disabilities out of the planning process robs them of a voice and everyone else of their expertise.
Natural Hazards Center
In recent years, Mozambique has made significant advances in anticipating the occurrence of drought. These have been achieved through adopting a forward-looking approach and the integration of multisector actors, including social protection actors.
Anticipation Hub
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2022
This study assesses the impact of climate change on urban home-based workers in South Asia focussing on women home-based workers living in slums and informal settlements in Bangladesh, India and Nepal.
HomeNet South Asia
Soil drought could reduce human death rates during heat waves by lowering air humidity, while cooling strategies like wetting surfaces could inadvertently intensify lethal heat stress, according to a new study in the journal Science Advances.
The Energy Mix
Footage from the 2018 Anchorage earthquake shows that people react differently in public and private spaces.
Temblor
People in a street in Hong Kong
Though money by itself is never enough—and financial resilience needs to be complemented by physical and social resilience—reliable and quick financing is necessary for effective disaster response.
World Bank, the