A satellite image of a cyclone shot from space.
The University of Hawaiʻi’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) was named laureate of the prestigious United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) in Bali, Indonesia on May 25, 2022.
Start Network is delighted to announce that Start Ready has officially gone live, protecting people in six countries against predictable climate shocks.
In a time of more frequent and severe weather events, hospitals fortify campuses and strengthen emergency plans. The tools include walls, boats, and evacuation drills.
Ahead of the Atlantic hurricane season, beginning June 1, Mercy Corps is helping communities in Guatemala, Haiti, and Puerto Rico prepare for what NOAA announced today will be another above-average season, with 3-6 major storms predicted.
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This paper formulates a framework integrating typhoon destructive potential and social-ecological system from a perspective of coastal resilience. Typhoon destructive potential is interpreted using the Power Dissipation Index as a metric.
Women carrying water pots on their heads, India
People fleeing extreme weather events such as drought are more vulnerable to forced labour than those migrating after floods and cyclones, report finds.
The research team ran an large-area surveys of firms affected by Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Harvey and found that for every dollar spent on resilience, firms avoided an average of $4.57 in business interruption losses.
A new study about four decades of tropical cyclones reveals the surprising result that reducing particulate air pollution in Europe and North America has contributed to an increase in the number of tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic
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This study delves into multilateral and systemic disruption of critical infrastructure (CI) networks to assess the systemic resilience of CI “network-of-networks”.
Sightseers and locals in the rain on Sat morning Oct 12, Typhoon Hagibis due to hit hard later in the day.
New study calculates how much of the damage of individual extreme weather events can be attributed to human-caused climate change.