Researchers have developed a new way to model seismic risk, which they hope will better inform disaster risk reduction planning in earthquake-prone areas.


Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Russel Joy Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/08/2018 regarding sustenance and management of the Mullaperiyar Dam.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Russel Joy Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/08/2018 regarding sustenance and management of the Mullaperiyar Dam.

How do international and regional tools and services support disaster response in Asia-Pacific? Asia-Pacific is the world’s most disaster-prone region, so disaster management is a regional priority.

This how-to note focuses on the management of the fiscal costs associated with natural disaster risks.

In Malawi, the impact of extreme weather events has significantly contributed to the recurrent crises of food insecurity. This analytical work was undertaken to assist the Government of Malawi to strengthen its efforts toward effectively responding to extreme weather-related events, especially El Niño and La Niña phenomena.

Oxfam GB’s Global Performance Framework is part of the organization’s effort to better understand and communicate its effectiveness, as well as to enhance learning for staff and partners.

Disaster preparedness is critical for reducing potential impact. This paper contributes to current knowledge of disaster preparedness using representative national sample data from China, which faces high earthquake risks in many areas of the country. The adoption of earthquake preparedness activities by the general public, including five indicators of material preparedness and five indicators of awareness preparedness, were surveyed and 3245 respondents from all 31 provinces of Mainland China participated in the survey.

This Strategic Approach to Capacity Development for Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction seeks to establish among all stakeholders a common understanding of capacity development within the disaster risk reduction (DRR) context.

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