Social Impacts & Social Resilience

Smartphone receives warning
ShakeAlert depends on a massive network of seismic detectors distributed around the West Coast that pick up initial earthquake shaking.
Footage from the 2018 Anchorage earthquake shows that people react differently in public and private spaces.
Two women in a slum in Asia.
Women who make goods like clothing and street food in slum homes are producing less amid baking temperatures and floods, hurting their fragile livelihoods, a survey finds
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Together with a loan of EUR 11.3 million and grant of EUR 0.63 million, which was approved by IFAD in June 2020, the additional funding will be used to build on REGEP’s success and extend its completion date until March 2024.
The experience of community members in Thiès-Nord, an urban, flood-prone, area in Senegal where Practical Action works as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance, makes a strong case for investing in flood resilience.
The combination of the physical vulnerability of affordable housing, socioeconomic vulnerability, and increasingly frequent flooding presents a serious threat to residents of already scarce affordable housing stock.
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This analysis assess the opportunities and challenges associated with utilising forecast-based financing (FbF) to expand anticipatory and early humanitarian action, based on the structured judgements of experts.