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The haphazard development of roads and railways without proper study of the soil, has led to disaster, they add
Down To Earth
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2022
This contributing paper aims to examine the need to effectively implement implement the interplay between technical decision-makers and the scientific community to achieve effective disaster risk reduction (DRR).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The world has a new ‘water-scarce’ generation growing up, with women and girls spending as much as 40% of their calorific intake carrying water in dry lands
Down To Earth
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2022
This contributing paper takes a look at a new risk prevention and mitigation approach allowing residents and school community from susceptible areas to build a collective response to emergency situations in matters of prevention and intervention. 
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This contributing paper examines access to emergency and related information during the COVID-19 pandemic as a crucial human security issue. 
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Scientists at Northern Illinois University continue to hone extended-range weather forecasting, identifying patterns halfway around the globe that will heighten the probability weeks later for hail- and tornado-producing storms in the United States.
Northern Illinois University
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2022
This contributing paper aims to investigate the extent to which community-based disaster risk reduction (CBDRR) in practice really takes into account local knowledge (LK).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
In coming years, disasters, climate change, pandemics, demographic change, and chronic diseases will further increase pressures on already strained health systems.
World Bank, the