Risk Identification & Assessment

31 March 2023
These country profiles have been developed as part of the EU-ACP Programme “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities”.
This study aims to review and disseminate the results of a pilot project for the development of competencies of Kyrgyzstan officials and specialists in the field of monitoring drought events achieved in 2018-2022.
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
In this study, a novel approach for the combined assessment of landslide, flood, and earthquake hazard susceptibility was proposed and evaluated in a region in the Elazig Province of Türkiye, which is tectonically active and vulnerable to multi-hazards.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
Satellite image of Hurrican Ian heading towards Florida, USA.
New research shows back-to-back hurricanes could strike the United States every few years by 2100.
Earth Observatory of Singapore - Nanyang Technological University
A train waits at an Oxfordshire, UK station in the daytime heat
Geomagnetic storms could significantly disrupt electrified train operations in the United Kingdom once every few decades, according to a new study.
Earth Observatory of Singapore - Nanyang Technological University
With heat waves forecast for March-May in India, climate scientists are worried about an increased possibility of deaths if human body temperatures exceed the “wet bulb” threshold of 35°C.
This paper uses geospatial analyses to create a COVID Vulnerability Mapping Dashboard that examines and displays social vulnerability indices at the national and subnational levels in Indonesia.
World Bank, the
New research reveals wastewater injected underground by fossil fuel operators caused a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in November 2022 in the Peace River area of Alberta’s oil sands region.
Stanford University
The article focuses on the mapping and assessment of fluvial flood risk at municipal level of Slovakia.
Scientific Reports (Nature)
Flash flood, Uganda, 2020
Flash floods are damaging to the lives and property of vulnerable people, but could a 'SMART' approach help to better signal impending risk from flooding?
University of Birmingham