Africa’s Answer to Climate and Weather Challenges: The Africa Hydromet Program
The Africa Hydromet Program is providing reliable, modern, and real-time weather, water, and climate information and services across Africa, supporting communities and countries meet their climate resilience and economic development goals.
Aftershocks: Remodeling the Past for a Resilient Future
Aftershocks: Remodeling the Past for a Resilient Future aims to provide readers with an accessible look at what would happen today if we were to experience some of the iconic disasters of the past. The report explores how risk modeling can be used to analyze natural events that led to the major disasters of the past, and to understand how these events might impact today’s more populous and connected world.
A Drone’s Eye View: UAV applications for a resilient Seychelles
Fighting climate change, sea level rise, and coral reef degradation, the climate-vulnerable Seychelles are looking to the skies for a solution. The country is embracing drones as a tool to collect low-cost, highly accurate aerial imagery for resilient development.
Can Nature Help Us Manage Risk in a Time of Growing Climate Extremes?
Nature-based solutions are one of many tools available to build resilience to natural hazards. A new platform supported by GFDRR offers guiding principles for successful projects, and allows users to explore, compare, and analyze nature-based interventions across hazards and ecosystems.
Forecasting and long-term climate information can help make communities safer by enabling early warning systems, improving emergency response services, and identifying important investments in resilient infrastructure.