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In some parts of Europe and Central Asia, an imminent concern is the seismic threat faced by certain housing typologies that are believed to have outlived their design lifespan, and suffer from serious deterioration and disinvestment.
Through a combination of open street mapping, drones, and modeling, Nigeriens are taking the lead in building Niamey’s preparedness for the next flood.
Geospatial data sharing is helping schools and other infrastructure across Bangladesh mitigate and respond to the risks of natural hazards.
Despite the growing recognition that cultural heritage is fundamental to urban resilience, much more needs to be done to put it front and center in the disaster risk management agenda.
In advance of the Global Disability Summit, here are five actions that development institutions, governments, and other key stakeholders can take to ensure that persons with disabilities are not left behind in the aftermath of a disaster.
In an effort to adapt the country’s development strategy to climate and disaster risk, the government of Fiji has pioneered a first-of-its-kind climate vulnerability assessment.
Determined to build back better and become the world’s first climate-resilient nation, the Government of Dominica, in partnership with the World Bank, has set in motion a resilient recovery plan.
As demonstrated in Saint Lucia, hydromet stations need proper and regular maintenance to function – as a matter of safety and cost-effectiveness.
Even as people in fragile, conflict and violence-affected countries struggle to cope with the growing dangers from natural disasters, the international donor community has been slow to respond.
The World Meteorological Organization's HydroHub is looking for innovative solutions in operational hydrology. Apply to the Innovation Call by 20 August to make a difference on the ground!