Kochi: The state government has declared heatwave, sunburn and sunstroke as state-specific disasters and set aside 10% of its disaster response fund to offer compensation to the people affected by

The United Nations on Thursday launched an international appeal for aid for Zimbabwe following a drought that it expects to affect around a third of the population as crop yields plummet.

Nature-based Solutions (NBS) that strategically conserve or restore nature to support conventionally built infrastructure systems (also referred to as gray infrastructure) can reduce disaster risk and produce more resilient and lower-cost services in developing countries.

Uttarakhand witnessed a devastating natural disaster during 15 to 17 June 2013 in the form of cloud bursts and heavy to very heavy rainfall in most parts of the higher reaches of Himalayas. This unprecedented rainfall resulted in flash floods and landslides at various locations and caused widespread damage to life and property.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, present this Seventy-first Report on the subject 'Central Assistance for Disaster Management and Relief' pertaining to the Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure).

This country diagnostic assessment seeks to strengthen financial preparedness for disasters in Fiji, focusing on insurance and other risk transfer instruments.

Government to integrate concerns into disaster management plans

This publication focuses on the important theme of regional cooperation for DRR in Asia. Community based trans-boundary early warning systems for flood risk have been given special importance in this issue because of their significance in South Asia.

In 2013 INFORM started to develop and publish a Global Crisis Risk Index. Since that time, INFORM has become a multi-stakeholder forum for developing shared analysis to help to manage humanitarian crises and disasters. INFORM now has partners from across the UN system, donors, civil society, academic/technical community and private sector.

This 2018 interim report updates and expands upon mitigation measures studied in 2005 by evaluating a broad suite of mitigation measures that can inform decision-making around investments to reduce the impacts of natural hazards.

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