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Türkiye has implemented the “catastrophe early warning system” for the first time amid the fight against the floods that devastated the northern provinces recently, the country’s environment, urbanization and climate change minister has said.
Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review - Dogan Media Group
Cover of the report: painting of a futuristic, sustainable city
2022
WCR 2022 gives insights into the future of cities based on existing trends, challenges and opportunities, including lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic, and suggests ways to better prepare cities for shocks and transition to sustainable urban futures.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters
The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), through the Philippine Preparedness Partnership (PhilPrep), launched two new digital tools to help micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) improve their disaster preparedness programs.
Philippines - government
Globally, cases of COVID-19 and related deaths are lower in June 2022 than they were at the beginning of the year. But the infection numbers are rising. Africa is no exception.
Conversation Media Group, the
Three high school students in Zimbabwe working on a laptop.
“We are climate activists!” “We are ready to fight disasters! We are ready to save lives!” The shouts echo throughout the hall at Biriiri high school in Chimanimani district, Manicaland, eastern Zimbabwe.
European Commission
Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers used a new analytic approach to study more than 1.5 million deaths across the state of California.
University of Southern California
Known for precise, planetary-scale measurements, NASA is improving its decades-long effort to observe and understand sea levels to help communities prepare for the effects of Earth’s rising ocean.
Eos - AGU
A new project designed to accelerate climate action in Iraq has today been launched through a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) the Ministry of Environment with funding generously provided by the UK and Canada.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters