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Cambodia Mekong high water
A World Bank-financed project has significantly strengthened farmers’ ability to cope with climate-related uncertainty. Embankments help a large farming area withstand the floods while capturing the rich floodwater to nourish the crop.
World Bank, the
What was known: Weather forecast availability and communication in conflict-affected countries
2022
This paper examines the efficacy of Early Warning Early Action in conflict-affected countries: whether global forecast models predicted historical floods in conflict-affected regions and whether forecast information was communicated for droughts.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
Palms in a storm at the coast.
Simulations suggest that waves in the atmosphere above northern Africa influence the intensity, timing, and location of formation of Atlantic tropical cyclones.
Eos - AGU
Fatoumatta L Sisay
The Gambia is building resilience, to reduce the impacts of hazards, so that they needn’t result in disaster. The country's National Disaster Management Agency recently joined MCR2030 as a way to make The Gambia more resilient to hazards.
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi have developed a method to assess the ability of buildings in the Himalyan region to withstand earthquakes.
Times of India, the
Miami
Among the tools included as part of CAMP is the newest iteration of CCE’s Miami Affordability Project (MAP), which offers users a powerful, data-driven mapping tool to identify areas of need for affordable housing and environmental justice investment.
EurekAlert
Persons with disabilities in situations of risk: A scoping study on Article 11 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
2022
This report looks at strengthening the connection between DRR and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) to reinforce efforts to enhance the protection of persons with disabilities in disaster risk situations.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Around 73% of Kochi city’s population lives in demarcated flood risk zones and 55% of the overall population lives outside a five-minute-response time from fire stations.
Hindu Business Line, the - The Hindu Group of Publications