Regional latest additions

An Indian woman sparkling water on to the street in front of her light blue house.
20 May 2022
India and Pakistan are experiencing a record-shattering heatwave with temperatures exceeding 45℃ in many areas, leading to critical electricity and water shortages. In addition, the heatwave demonstrates the need for heat action plans.
Cover page of the technical summary
2022
A real-time attribution study was conducted during the heatwave that affected large parts of North India and Pakistan in April-May 2022. The analysis was produced with a system developed in Hadley Centre for the attribution of extremes in near-real time.
Met Office
Such a sea-level rise could have major consequences for the millions of people living along the Indian coastline.
Down To Earth
This year’s wildfires, compounded by a record-breaking heatwave, is leading to a spike in respiratory diseases among mountain communities
The Third Pole
The haphazard development of roads and railways without proper study of the soil, has led to disaster, they add
Down To Earth
The world has a new ‘water-scarce’ generation growing up, with women and girls spending as much as 40% of their calorific intake carrying water in dry lands
Down To Earth
Labourers on construction sites are falling sick due to extreme heat - but when they can't work, they lose income, which makes it hard to afford enough to eat
Thomson Reuters
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2022
This study discusses four types of situations where successful DRM interventions are made invisible and propose an analysis to calculate the ‘probabilistic lives saved’ from disaster risk management interventions, that would otherwise remain unnoticed.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This contributing paper investigates the process of how the pandemic risk had been building in the World Heritage (old) city of Ahmedabad by considering the old city as a ‘system’ and its functional and operational dimensions as ‘sibling systems’.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This assessment describes seven important climatic impact drivers for India, with a special focus on the districts Ahmadnagar, Amravati, Dhule, Jalna and Yavatmal in the state of Maharashtra and Mandla and Balaghat in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research HFFA Research