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Wildfire and dark clouds approaching Hollywood City
Humans have raised CO₂ levels in the atmosphere to 50% above what they were before the industrial revolution. Bouts of severe drought, heat and low humidity are becoming more extreme as the climate warms.
Conversation Media Group, the
Global Rapid Post-Disaster Damage Estimation (GRADE) for Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai Volcanic Eruption
2022
This is the Global Rapid Post-Disaster Damage Estimation report on the January 15 eruption, providing estimated costs of the physical damages caused by the volcanic eruption and tsunami.
Tonga - government World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
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
Cover
2022
The present consolidated paper represents the VLF/LF (very low frequency/ low frequency) electromagnetic radiation as the earthquake’s true precursor.
Open Journal of Earthquake Research
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