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As emergency teams respond to the 21 November earthquake that struck Indonesia’s main island of Java, killing more than 320 people and injuring thousands, survivors are asking why there was so little preparedness and awareness-raising beforehand.
The New Humanitarian
Haiti - earthquake damage
A new application of machine learning boosts scientists’ ability to use data from satellite navigation systems to detect and warn of earthquakes.
Eos - AGU
Cover EU
2022
This report presents the results of the evaluation of the EU’s humanitarian interventions in disaster preparedness. The scope included preparedness-related activities funded globally from 2015 to 2020.
European Union
Sustainable strategies for Ebola virus disease outbreak preparedness in Africa: a case study on lessons learnt in countries neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo
2022
This case study highlights the gains and shortfalls with the Ebola virus disease preparedness interventions within the various contexts of the DRC's neighbouring countries.
BioMed Central
Palms in a storm at the coast.
UChicago research offers first concrete explanation for difference, and show it is getting even stormier over time
University of Chicago
Projected flooding from storm surges, erosion, and sea-level rise may disrupt vital operations of the state’s largest airports in the coming decades
Society for Risk Analysis
A new wheat variety has been bred by crossing commercial and wild wheats in a bid to develop crops that are more resilient to the climate crisis.
Guardian, the (UK)
Cover_UNEPFI
2022
This report concentrates on physical risk disclosure practices by financial institutions and provides a resource for them to develop such disclosures.
UNEP Finance Initiative World Resources Institute