The SAWIDRA project, implemented by the African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD), aims to improve the weather forecast and product production capacity in Africa to provide input for risk reduction and issuing of early warning.
Researchers at NASA GSFC have been using a multiscale approach to map and forecast landslides at the local, regional, and global levels. The model provides a near-real-time overview of landslide hazards worldwide.
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
UNOSAT experts delivered a series of tailored training in November and December 2022 in 3 countries of the Pacific: Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, and Fiji. Building upon past activities, these sessions aimed to enhance GIS capacity for Climate Resilience.
United Nations Institute for Training and Research
This report explores the unique contributions of Earth observation data to anticipatory action, the development-humanitarian spectrum, the various challenges of the data’s incorporation, and a collection of guidance and best practices from experts.
Research from the University of Washington shows that signals from the upper atmosphere could improve tsunami forecasting and, someday, help track ash plumes and other impacts after a volcanic eruption.