Critical Infrastructure

Communication is key – especially when you are in the business of saving lives.
We hear a lot about resilience lately when discussing infrastructure development. In the face of climate change, extreme weather, and geological events, governments increasingly recognize the need to improve risk management.
This report aims to examine data on disaster losses related to infrastructure damage and service disruption in Post Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNAs) submitted by nations between 2010 and 2020, and to identify where gaps still exist in PDNA reporting.
Row of contemporary houseboats in IJburg district at sunset in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Researchers have considered how flooding from rising sea levels and storm surges will damage the built environment along the coast, but what about climate change’s less noticeable impacts below the surface?
ADB Resilient Infrastructure Project Snapshot Tonga Cyclone Gita Recovery Project
This report is a brief summary of Asian Development Bank's Resilient Infrastructure Project to support Tonga for its recovery from the 2018 Cyclone Gita.
Man delivering a parcel to a client.
Amazon delivery workers say they feel pushed beyond safe limits by the retail giant's strict metrics amid unprecedented heatwave
WRC5 Knowledge Report
This knowledge report highlights the key lessons and recommendations emerging from the discussions during the 15 sessions of the 5th World Reconstruction Conference.
The ongoing drought was already hitting electricity generation.
CWR releases a new 8-Factsheet Survival Guide to help Hong Kong navigate and survive rising seas, which pose multiple existential threats to the region.