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2020
This National Integrated Emergency Management Plan (NIEMP) outlines the general framework and the Seychelles approach to emergency preparedness and response and delivery of the Integrated Emergency Management System required by the Seychelles law.
World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the Seychelles - government
In the early 2000s, a new field of climate-science research emerged that began to explore the human fingerprint on extreme weather, such as floods, heatwaves, droughts and storms.
Carbon Brief
A road is destroyed by flash flooding in Sidi Ouaaziz, Morocco
Parametric insurance is not a new concept. Such products and solutions have been in existence for more than 20 years. On the African continent, however, parametric insurance is relatively new but becoming ever more crucial to climate resilience.
World Economic Forum
A sandstorm cloud approaches the city of Khartoum in Sudan
Aridity conditions have now been mapped for the whole globe with a very high spatial resolution. This is a knowledge tool and database that helps detailed description and informed decisions to allow better land-use planning.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
Mexico is using a nuclear-based technique known as the sterile insect technique (SIT) to eradicate the medfly that had been threatening fruit and vegetable crops, farmers’ livelihoods and the country’s economy.
International Atomic Energy Agency
The application uses participatory maps for natural and technological disasters, crisis management and early risk warning, SIGNALERT is now available in the Arabic language on both the Appstore and Google Play.
Signalert Sarl
New Zealand’s first climate adaptation plan, launched this week, provides a robust foundation for urgent nation-wide action. Its goals are utterly compelling: reduce vulnerability, build adaptive capacity and and strengthen resilience.
Conversation Media Group, the
A man in a reflective vest takes a break amidst hot weather
Businesses will need to better manage extreme heat risk. But are investors sufficiently informed on the economic toll caused by the increasing frequency of extreme weather?
Conversation Media Group, the