This November marks the 35th anniversary of the signing of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act—the statute that enables the federal government to assist states and their residents after emergencies and major disasters.
This case study shows how locally-grounded evidence regarding climate risk and projected impact can be used strategically and consistently at multiple levels to influence comprehensive policy change that supports local action to build resilience.
Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance
Mercy Corps Indonesia
Institute for Social and Environmental Transition - International
On the occasion of the UN High-Level Meeting on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, the International Science Council draws attention to its latest disaster risk reduction report.