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Disaster risk and resilience in the news, and news from the disaster risk reduction (DRR) community and beyond.
The study indicates that around 70% cyclones in the area from 1961-2020 were severe.
Down To Earth
In the simplest terms, a stress test helps individuals and institutions mitigate risk and make better decisions by playing out big economic shocks to ensure they have what it takes to weather the storm.
Conversation Media Group, the
Working with partners across the main flood-affected countries in Europe and other areas of the world, the UNU Climate Resilience Initiative aims to share knowledge, shape policy, and drive action to better prepare for future extreme weather events.
United Nations Regional Information Centre
Examining the impact area of different forms of disasters, they all expand or limit primarily within the boundary of watersheds, sub-watershed, or the catchment. Water remains at the core of both watersheds and disaster risk reduction.
Nepal - government
Nature-based solutions, climate-resilient agriculture, and financial intervention can pave the way of climate change adaptation in haor regions.
United Nations Development Programme - Bangladesh
Even in its current state of pandemic-induced isolation, North Korea continues to engage the international community on climate adaption and disaster risk reduction.
The Diplomat
Shock wave near Tonga caused by natural disasters such as volcanic eruption or earthquake
Tsunamis are surface water gravity waves originating from the sudden displacement of water occurring in an earthquake, volcanic crater collapse, or underwater landslide.
Risk Frontiers Holdings Pty Ltd
Tsunami warning signs along the Pacific coastline in California
The enormous eruption of the underwater volcano in Tonga, Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai, triggered a tsunami that reached countries all around the Pacific rim, even causing a disastrous oil spill along 21 beaches in Peru.
Conversation Media Group, the