The architecture of UK houses — from grand iconic structures, to modest Victorian Terrace homes and modern tower blocks — suggests that the lessons learned over the centuries to deal with harsh weather may still apply to today's challenges.
Mozambique Red Cross early warning drill
NGOs, INGOs, humanitarian agencies, start-ups, SMEs and social enterprises with digital solutions that enable early action in humanitarian crises situations are invited to apply.
The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Mines and Energy and the Environment Protection Agency with support from UNDP on 25 November 2022 formally launched the implementation of the Sinoe coastal resilience project during an inception workshop.
Women carrying water in Somalia.
The World Meteorological Organization has published its first State of Global Water Resources report in order to assess the effects of climate, environmental and societal change on the Earth’s water resources.
A regional project to strengthen flood and drought management and early warnings in the Volta Basin has been selected by the Adaptation Fund portfolio monitoring mission in order to highlight implementation experience that will benefit future projects.
As a first edition of the annual State of Global Water Resources, this report shows how maps and a graphical summary of streamflow and TWS in river basins worldwide could look in regular reports on global water resources.
If you look back at the history of Atlantic hurricanes since the late 1800s, it might seem hurricane frequency is on the rise.
Disaster risk reduction in EU external action
These conclusions from the European Council's meeting on 28 November 2022 call for a proactive and anticipatory crisis response.
Woman with her truck full of vegetables
The Mexican Flood Resilience Project, led by the Mexican Red Cross, aims to increase preparedness and strengthen the flood resilience of communities in the state of Tabasco.
Haiti - earthquake damage
A magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit Haiti in August 2021 killing more than 2,200 people and injuring more than 12,000. A hazard is only the trigger of a disaster waiting to happen due to pre-existing vulnerabilities – so what can be done to reduce risk?