According to two rounds of a pulse survey, 74% of countries reported disruptions to communicable disease treatment, 73% reported disruptions to immunization, and 38% reported disruptions to non-…

Denizhan Duran, Rekha Menon |

As the threat of climate change and rising sea levels looms large, proper planning and management of the Bangladesh delta is critical to the country’s economic growth and development.

John Roome |

Cloud solutions has the potential to allow the Palestinian Authority to cover communication gaps, especially in remote villages in the West Bank and Gaza, and increase collaboration and…

Jerome Bezzina, Astrid Herdis Jacobsen, Joseph El-Cassabgui |

Changing the way we move can help address many of today's most pressing challenges, from climate to disaster resilience and social inclusion. So, how do we get there?

Nancy Vandycke |

When you land in Bujumbura, Burundi, you are immediately struck by the verdant landscape. Everything is green. The peaceful city is surrounded by beautiful Lake Tanganyika, the deepest in Africa,…

Juergen Voegele, Veronique Kabongo, Arame Tall |

The mountain Kingdom of Lesotho like many countries is no stranger to disasters. The landlocked small state of 2.2 million people is continually buffeted by multiple shocks, primarily drought but…

Maleshoane Lekomola-Danziger, Barry Maher, Alejandra Campero |

Using disaster risk modeling techniques, in combination with historical damage data, census and socioeconomic survey data, satellite imagery, drone footage, and other media, the GRADE assessment…

Francesco Varotto, Giovanni Michele Toglia, Claudia Soto |

From mapping hazard-prone urban areas in Tanzania to providing drought early warnings, disaster risk management professionals are finding new applications of machine learning (ML) at a rapid pace…

Nicholas Jones, Robert Soden, Grace Anna Doherty |

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 |

The COVID-19 pandemic created a huge crisis, but also an opportunity for MENA countries to build more adaptive, resilient, inclusive social protection systems. There are many lessons to draw from…

Ferid Belhaj |