Opened State Archives reveal how decisions taken by the government in 1977 have created a legacy of weakened buildings in Bucharest, exacerbating its high earthquake risk.

Alanna Simpson, Antonios Pomonis, Emil-Sever Georgescu |

As the world urbanizes rapidly, cities continue to be the physical and social base for people’s prosperity and nature’s sustainability. In recent years, the idea of “smart cities” has grown more…

Myunggu Kang |

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 |

Un citat dintr-un roman al lui Stephen King? Nu chiar. Aceasta este de fapt introducerea captivantă a unui articol din 2017, intitulat Cutremur în orașul vulnerabil, scris de Georgiana Ilie pentru…

Alexandra Calin |

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 |

A year ago, I heard about a Civil Society Organization (CSO) in Bucharest that was training pet and stray dogs to be at the frontline of forest and earthquake search and rescue efforts. This…

Alanna Simpson |

Banca Mondială a finalizat de curând Diagnosticul sistematic de țară care evidențiază vulnerabilitatea României față de dezastrele naturale. De-a lungul anilor, inundațiile, seceta și cutremurele…

Donato De Rosa, Maja Murisic |

Социальная, политическая и экономическая трансформация стран Восточной Европы, Кавказа и Центральной Азии, осуществляемая в последние три десятилетия, была долгим и трудным процессом, и многие…

Ashna Mathema, Alanna Simpson |

România a sărbătorit recent 85 ani de protecţie civilă. În viaţa de zi cu zi, rareori ne oprim pentru a reflecta asupra rolului decisiv jucat de agențiile de protecţie civilă. Dar imediat ce se…

Tatiana Proskuryakova, Alanna Simpson, Yann Kerblat |