Explore the challenges and solutions for urban flood risk in the era of climate change. Dive into comprehensive guidance from the 'Urban Flood Risk Handbook' on conducting flood…

Steven Rubinyi, Ross Eisenberg |

Many communities face challenges during emergencies, where language barriers and limited access to technology can exacerbate the dangers posed by disasters. Let's look at the bigger picture…

Zoe Trohanis, Mirtha Escobar, Cristina Otano, Simone Balog-Way |

Detailed data on the spatial distribution of jobs is crucial, but such data are rarely available. This study develops a machine learning algorithm that relies on widely available public data to…

Paolo Avner, Jun Rentschler, Samira Barzin, Neave O'Clery |

Mobilizing partnerships to achieve disaster risk resilience for all

Sarah Charles, Niels Holm-Nielsen |

Road infrastructure is vulnerable to geohazards. Imagine you’re driving on a single lane rural road in Himalayas where you have a steep hill on your left and deep cliff on your right. It’s raining…

Akiko Toya, Masatsugu Takamatsu |

When disasters strike, local government leaders and humanitarian organizations look to data to inform their responses. Maps can provide a snapshot of the people exposed to the disaster, the extent…

Mira Lilian Gupta, Emma Phillips, Vivien Deparday |

Earthquakes, landslides and heavy rainfall often cause long-term disruption of transport systems in South Asia, resulting in economic setbacks affecting internal trade and regional integration.…

Masatsugu Takamatsu, Julian Palma |

With heavy ongoing investments in climate resilience and flood risk management, now is the critical time for Sri Lanka to build an effective flood- and climate-resilience system, benefitting from…

Asmita Tiwari, Suranga Kahandawa, Masatsugu Takamatsu, Keiko Sakoda |

Image credit: Elena11 / Shutterstock Have you ever wondered what your national meteorological agency actually does? I suppose it wouldn’t be inaccurate to say that they can help you decide how to…

Anna-Maria Bogdanova |