On any rational cost-benefit basis, investing in preparedness, whether for pandemics or natural hazards, is possibly one of the best investments any country can make. A dollar spent on…

Abhas Jha |

It is hard to believe that only 70 years ago, in most Latin American countries, women could not vote. Or even more recently, women’s access to land under agrarian reforms depended on factors .…

Reina Zavala, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta |

Two years since its inception, the Romania Disaster Risk Management Community continues to form partnerships and friendships that can strengthen Romania’s future. This community has even informed…

Alexandra Calin |

被災時に、限られた水と電気やガスで調理ができるレシピ本が発売されました。料理という基本的な行いが、人々が災害時に生き残る上で役に立つのならば、コミュニティ全体の強靭性を維持させることができる国の政策には、どんなレシピ(手段)があるでしょうか。

Keiko Sakoda, Bandita Sijapati |

While disasters such as earthquakes or floods affect everyone, their impacts are unevenly felt by different population groups.

Keiko Sakoda, Bandita Sijapati |

廃棄物管理の新しい取組み:いかに廃棄物を削減しながら経済成長を実現するか

Sameh Wahba, Silpa Kaza, Kremena M. Ionkova |

According to the World Bank’s What a Waste 2.0 report, waste generation is expected to grow by 70% by 2050, while our global population is expected to grow at less than half of that rate.

Sameh Wahba, Silpa Kaza, Kremena M. Ionkova |

災害は、何十年もかけてようやく実を結んだ開発の恩恵を瞬時に消し去り、その後何年も、時には何世代にもわたる痛ましい大きな被害を生じさせることがあります。 現在、開発途上国における都市開発の約90%が災害を受けやすい地域周辺で行われています。ただちに気候変動および災害対策を講じなければ、世界中の都市に毎年3,140億ドルの損害が生じ、7,700万人もの都市住民が貧困に陥る可能性があるのです…

Sameh Wahba, Mami Mizutori |

Central America has great development opportunities that aim at strengthening resilience by managing its current risks

Haris Sanahuja |

A pesar de los desafíos, en Centroamérica existen grandes posibilidades de desarrollo que apuntan a fortalecer su resiliencia.

Haris Sanahuja |