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Samburu landscape viewed through swarm of invasive, destructive Desert Locusts.
With another swarm predicted for September, the arrival of spring in the Southern Hemisphere, farmers in the vast 168,966 km² province have joined with researchers to introduce a software package to track locust swarms in real time.
Wildfire and dark clouds approaching Hollywood City
Humans have raised CO₂ levels in the atmosphere to 50% above what they were before the industrial revolution. Bouts of severe drought, heat and low humidity are becoming more extreme as the climate warms.
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Three high school students in Zimbabwe working on a laptop.
“We are climate activists!” “We are ready to fight disasters! We are ready to save lives!” The shouts echo throughout the hall at Biriiri high school in Chimanimani district, Manicaland, eastern Zimbabwe.
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In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) devastated the Philippines, killing thousands and yielding unprecedented wreckage.
Words into Action
Implementation guides for the Sendai Framework
Learning from Past Disasters
The Chernobyl disaster was the worst nuclear power plant accident of the 20th century.


Parametric policies designed for lower-income consumers could help bridge the disaster insurance gap
This article offers an overview of smart evacuation management systems – which make use of soft computing techniques – as a component of DRR strategies, including crowd monitoring, disaster prediction, evacuation modelling, and guidelines for evacuation.
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030