To enhance Nagaland's ability to respond to natural disaster events, the InsuResilience Solutions Fund (ISF) co-funded the development and implementation of a parametric insurance solution.
InsuResilience Solutions Fund
Skincare has always been more challenging in the summer. And climate change has raised the level of difficulty, with frequent hot spells and more exposure to pollution from wildfires that can damage our skin.
Yale Climate Connections
Kayalitsha, South Africa
Most of the homes within these settlements are built using zinc-coated corrugated metal sheets, which rust, erode and trap in heat from the sun, making heatwaves increasingly dangerous for residents.
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Tired young athletic man in sportswear lying on the lanes of a running track taking a break from training
Leading heat physiologists Professor Mike Tipton and Dr Jo Corbett warn that intense heat at the Paris Olympics could lead to competitors collapsing and in worst-case scenarios dying during the Games.
University of Portsmouth
Two women Tea Laborers plucking Tea leaves in a Tea Garden in Hatton, Sri Lanka.
The community of Chrystler’s Farm, a tea estate in Nuwara Eliya in the highlands of Sri Lanka, celebrated their initiative to restore the local canal. It is the culmination of a series of community discussions and an anticipatory action exercise.
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Predicting hurricane intensity has lagged behind tracking its path because the forces driving the storm have been difficult and dangerous to measure—until now.
Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative
Scene of the simulation
From June 7th to 9th, MapAction conducted its largest ever disaster simulation event with approximately 100 staff, volunteers, partners and observers taking part.
Women battle extreme heat as they push to keep playing sports against all odds in Pakistan's sweltering Sindh province.
Pandemic Preparedness
The World Health Organization (WHO) took an important step by adopting useful revisions to the existing legally-binding International Health Regulations.
Conversation Media Group, the
Nepal’s wildfires are increasing in frequency and intensity. Forest scientists say that Nepalis’ changing relationship with forests is also escalating the incidence of forest fire, but that better fire prediction and preparedness could minimize harm.
Nature International journal of science

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