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Cyclone Amphan: In Bangladesh, preparedness paid off
Early actions in Bangladesh helped save lives as Cyclone Amphan barreled towards the country’s coastal regions.
Portugal: Opinion: An (un)expected crisis at local level
The steps that the municipality of Amadora, Portugal has taken in the past decade in the process of DRR have been crucial for the city's response to COVID-19 crisis.
How can the Majuro Atoll adapt to the growing risks of natural hazards and sea level rise? A new study
The government of the Marshall Islands has partnered with Deltares to carry out a multi-hazard risk assessment to evaluate current and future risks to the Majuro atoll.
The world is in lockdown, but tropical cyclones are not
How do we weather a destructive tropical cyclone during a pandemic? A province in northern Philippines offers some practical pointers.
Protecting the most vulnerable amidst COVID-19 and Cyclone Amphan
The preparedness and response to Cyclone Amphan reveals three key enablers that protect the most vulnerable people when ...
Cyclone Amphan puts focus back on millions displaced by climate disasters
The trail of destruction left by Cyclone Amphan in eastern India has once again highlighted inadequacies in dealing with ...
To strengthen climate resilience, countries must strengthen economic resilience
It is important for policymakers and the international community to better recognize the tight inter-linkages between ...
Bangladesh: Mapping floods caused by Cyclone Amphan
Using synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) satellite remote sensing to provide near real-time inundation maps for supporting flood ...
Hurricanes and other extreme weather disasters prompt some people to move and trap others in place
Extreme weather events prompt people to move, a trend that could accelerate in a warming climate. But the ability to migrate ...
PORT VILA: Recommendations of actions for resilience and sustainability: Executive summary
This document provides a universal framework that uses verifiable and contextualised city data to establish a resilience profile and create an analysis and diagnosis of Port Vila's most urgent ...
Busy Atlantic hurricane season predicted for 2020
Atlantic hurricane season is expected because of a number of climate factors and warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures ...
Avoiding a perfect storm: COVID-19 and floods in Nepal
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a serious risk for flood vulnerable communities in Nepal as the monsoon season begins in earnest while coronavirus cases are increasing and the Nepalese ...