A new report warns extreme heat is set to cause devastating climate-related suffering in Canada, that if left unchecked, will surpass the 595 heat-related fatalities reported by British Columbia’s coroner in 2021, and 86 lives lost in Quebec in 2018.
Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) has made it possible for the first time to precisely determine the volcanic signature of Etna. The method was able to identify seismo-acoustic volcanic activity and map hidden near-surface volcanic structural features.
Representatives of UNDRR’s Regional Office and the regional team of MCR2030 met with national and local authorities in Trinidad-and-Tobago and laid the foundations of technical support activities to disaster risk reduction and climate resilience.
With the support of the European Union, the Government of Turkmenistan and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) convened a high-level meeting with the members of the newly established Interagency Working Group for Disaster Risk Reduction.
MCR2030's Local governments and collaborators are invited to share good practices and lessons learned on local governments' engagement and Collaboration with their local communities for disaster risk reduction, climate adaptation, and urban resilience.
Question: What are the greatest challenges facing your city? In the past we have built immovable pillars for policy and normative issues by topic so it is a challenge to empower actors in different institutions. We have regional and global frameworks but we need to translate these to the city level and we need to find ways to finance them.