Cambodia Mekong high water
A World Bank-financed project has significantly strengthened farmers’ ability to cope with climate-related uncertainty. Embankments help a large farming area withstand the floods while capturing the rich floodwater to nourish the crop.
What was known: Weather forecast availability and communication in conflict-affected countries
This paper examines the efficacy of Early Warning Early Action in conflict-affected countries: whether global forecast models predicted historical floods in conflict-affected regions and whether forecast information was communicated for droughts.
Fatoumatta L Sisay
The Gambia is building resilience, to reduce the impacts of hazards, so that they needn’t result in disaster. The country's National Disaster Management Agency recently joined MCR2030 as a way to make The Gambia more resilient to hazards.
Miami
Among the tools included as part of CAMP is the newest iteration of CCE’s Miami Affordability Project (MAP), which offers users a powerful, data-driven mapping tool to identify areas of need for affordable housing and environmental justice investment.
Persons with disabilities in situations of risk: A scoping study on Article 11 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
This report looks at strengthening the connection between DRR and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) to reinforce efforts to enhance the protection of persons with disabilities in disaster risk situations.
Haiti - earthquake damage
A new application of machine learning boosts scientists’ ability to use data from satellite navigation systems to detect and warn of earthquakes.
Cover EU
This report presents the results of the evaluation of the EU’s humanitarian interventions in disaster preparedness. The scope included preparedness-related activities funded globally from 2015 to 2020.
Palms in a storm at the coast.
UChicago research offers first concrete explanation for difference, and show it is getting even stormier over time
A new wheat variety has been bred by crossing commercial and wild wheats in a bid to develop crops that are more resilient to the climate crisis.
Heat wave, France
Climate change drives extreme weather and climate-related events, which in turn lead to economic losses. Such events, including heat waves, floods and storms, have caused over €145 billion in economic losses in the EU over the past decade.