Disaster Risk Management

This paper uses remote sensing data on forest fires and remaining tree cover to estimate the effectiveness of a project targeted at reducing fire incidences in twelve protected forests in arid Burkina Faso.
World Bank, the
This handbook focuses on Fiji's disaster management framework and disaster risk reduction strategies. It provides an overview of the country's government, geography, demographics, socio-cultural practices, and history of disasters.
Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
The article draws on lessons learned from participatory and community-based research with 30 young people in the urban periphery of Sao Paulo, Brazil, as well as educational approaches on dealing with climate anxiety and ecological distress.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
A new study examines sediment transport adjacent to the Columbia River Mouth incorporates both physical observations and modeling techniques to track how strategically placed dredged material can resupply sand to nearby beaches, thereby addressing erosion
United States Geological Survey
This month marks three years since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Three years on, the world is still struggling to respond to this ongoing threat and other connected crises.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
Jeffrey Schlegelmilch is the director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University’s Climate School. There, he works to understand and improve the nation’s capacity to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
Columbia Climate School
Officials had known for decades that the Pajaro River levee that failed this weekend was vulnerable but never prioritized repairs in part because they believed it did not make financial sense.
Los Angeles Times