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EP event
In order to call for greater political attention on the increase of climate-related disasters in Europe and globally ahead of the COP27, the UN and EP held an exchange with policy-makers and resilience experts to craft recommendations for the way forward.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia United Nations Environment Programme
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law allocates nearly $3 billion of funding over 5 years to NOAA .
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Marta Segura, who serves as director of Los Angeles’ Climate Emergency Mobilization Office in the Department of Public Works, was given a second title this month: chief heat officer, the city’s first.
Los Angeles Times
DILG and the UNDP in the Philippines marked an important milestone in their partnership for an initiative to strengthen the disaster and climate resilience of targeted local governments in the Philippines over the next six years.
Department of the Interior and Local Goverment United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
New research reveals the intensity of British Columbia’s 2020 hazard cascade as members of the Homalco First Nation continue to pick up the pieces
Temblor
“Are you going to run out of water?” is the first question people ask when they find out I’m from Arizona. The answer is that some people already have, others soon may and it’s going to get much worse without dramatic changes.
Conversation Media Group, the
Concept of climate change technology.
Pacific island countries and territories now have access to immediate response from global and Pacific experts on climate change with the launching of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme’s (SPREP) new Tomai Pacifique website.
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
The people must unite and work hand in hand towards the common goal of achieving disaster resilience and fostering development. July 1st, 2022, which marks the start of the observance of the "National Disaster Resilience Month" (NDRM).
Philippines - government