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Warfare exacerbates the impacts of drought to produce food insecurity crises that last long after the drought has passed, new research documents.
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This report presents the very latest scientific data and findings related to climate change to inform global policy and action.
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Researchers developed a method to assign a flash flood confidence index for each event in an historical flood dataset, based on ‘text mining’ of disaster reports and a flash flood susceptibility index extracted from the location of the events.
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Resource guides

Working with nature and green infrastructure can improve the management of water resources and contribute to reducing risks associated with water-related disasters and climate change while restoring and protecting ecosystems.
Words into Action
Implementation guides for the Sendai Framework
Learning from Past Disasters

In August 1999, an earthquake in the city of Izmit killed thousands and left hundreds of thousands homeless

Blog: DRR VOICES

In the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, aid distribution was difficult.

In February 2012, the entire Central Bosnia Canton area was affected by heavy snowfall and extremely low temperatures (the coldest month since 1956

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030