Treasurer Rosalia V. De Leon stands behind groundbreaking advancements in Disaster Risk Finance, tirelessly working to fortify the Philippines' ability to withstand and recover from the devastating impact of natural hazards.
World Bank, the
The United Nations World Food Programme has released a record-breaking US$ 12.8 million as part of efforts to combat the impending drought impact caused by El Niño in four southern African countries.
World Food Programme
Weak coordination, unsustainable funding sources, poor infrastructure, and under-resourced public services not only hinder timely and proper response, but often exacerbate the damages and casualties from disasters in Lebanon.
The Public Source
Here's how major tech companies fared in their policies to curb misinformation, including on climate, in a new report.
Now well able to respond to disasters caused by heavy rainfall, what China needs is a long-term strategy for climate adaptation, according to the author of this article.
China Dialogue
A flooded street in Da Nang, Vietnam during heavy typhoon rains
Grounded in detailed technical expertise, The new Urban Flood Risk Handbook assists governments and other stakeholders in enhancing the quality and actionability of urban flood risk assessments.
World Bank, the
A storm ocean wave crashes over the road and floods coastal houses.
A method typically used to date sediments shows promise for documenting tropical storms through history—information needed for future projections of storm activity.
Eos - AGU
Asian manufacturers are starting to green their operations but also need to make factories and employees resilient to heat and floods.
The ruined remains of a building after an earthquake
Some places are prone to hazards but there’s nowhere where the risk is zero. We can make good decisions to lower the odds of such hazards turning into disasters. Technology can help determine where to make investments to save the most lives.
Conversation Media Group, the
The flash flood that has killed thousands of people in Libya this week followed the ‘medicane’ storm Daniel.
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