Critical Infrastructure

This is to ensure these infrastructures are well prepared against future disasters particularly earthquakes and floods
Malaysian Reserve, the
This study develops a new integrated agent-based framework for designing building emergency evacuation by using Building Information Model (BIM).
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
This brief highlights that accurate and timely data is necessary in order to build disaster-resilient infrastructure, cities, and societies.
Observer Research Foundation
An Amtrak train
Extreme weather is disrupting Amtrak's trains - and its climate benefits.
Grist Magazine
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This study combines simulated heat exposure data during historical heat wave events in three large U.S. cities to assess the degree to which heat-related mortality and morbidity change in response to a concurrent electrical grid failure event.
Environmental Science & Technology (ACS)
New research warns that nearly 800,000 residents would need emergency medical care for heat stroke and other illnesses in an extended power failure. Other cities are also at risk.
New York Times, the
Tonga volcano satelite view
An international team has used satellite- and ground-based ionospheric observations to demonstrate that an air pressure wave triggered by volcanic eruptions which severely disrupted satellite-based communications.
Nagoya University
Road in Belize
The Climate Resilient Infrastructure project played a central role in Belize’s COVID-19 national response, supporting 176,500 vulnerable people with financing, technical assistance, and inputs that smoothed consumption and protect against economic loss
World Bank, the
This scoping paper is part of a series that explores specific challenges and opportunities in the development and implementation of adaptation policy in Canada.
Canadian Climate Institute (L'Institut Climatique du Canada)
The Coastal Road, which is counted as one of the most significant upcoming infrastructure projects of Mumbai, will be a part of deliberations in the upcoming G-20 2nd Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group (DRRWG) Meet in Mumbai.
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