This article highlights the exploratory work the Centre for Humdata has done related to flood forecasting in South Sudan and bring to the fore the high risk of extreme flooding in 2022 based on this analysis.
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.
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The present study aims to provide a coupling approach of vulnerability and resilience through restoration and conservation of lost or degraded coastal natural habitats to reclamation under different climate change scenarios.
Houses being washed away through coastal erosion and sea level rise.
Climate change can cause sudden socio-economic tipping points, such as large-scale bankruptcies of low-lying ski resorts, the collapse of house prices due to sea level rise, or the extensive disruption of the road network due to flooding.
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University of South Australia engineers have proposed one flood control measure in a new study that recommends designing permeable pavements to specifically suit local rainfall and soil conditions and reduce flood impacts.
As climate change drives more intense storms and floods, some coastal districts are no longer relying solely on risk maps from U.S. disaster agency FEMA and are drawing up their own.
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The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources (MOEWR) in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is carrying out the project “Sustainable Flood Management and Risk Reduction Action”, ongoing from August 2021 to March 2022.
To understand how extreme weather like this year’s Southern Hemisphere deluges will change as the climate warms, we must understand the underlying physical processes responsible for their development.
A research team led by Professor Jonghun Kam at POSTECH reveals the reason behind hot and wet winters in northwest Russia from 2019/20 winter.