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Wildfire in Australia
New data on forest fires confirms what we’ve long feared: Forest fires are becoming more widespread, burning nearly twice as much tree cover today as they did 20 years ago.
World Resources Institute
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2022
This analysis provides insights on the aftermath of the weather system “Bernd”, which caused immense damage and inconceivable human suffering in several European countries in July 2021.
Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance
This World Humanitarian Day UNDRR is celebrating women leaders in disaster risk reduction and humanitarian action, who are working to build resilience in their communities.
A new study focuses on the frequency and distribution of tropical cyclones over the past 40 years.
Eos - AGU
To tackle climate challenges, Bangladesh has adopted a number of policies and action plans since 2005. However, most of these policies fail to promote the rights and adaptation practices of the most vulnerable communities, such as the indigenous peoples.
International Centre for Climate Change and Development
While Europe and North America are suffering major wildfires, earlier this year, large parts of Chile and Argentina were engulfed in flames. That includes vast tracts of peatlands, key stores of carbon which, when released, feed planetary warming.
United Nations Environment Programme
A helicopter drops water on a raging bushfire
Accelerating climate change and extreme weather events such as drought and heatwaves are fuelling forest fires around the world.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
To avert agricultural losses due to the voracious desert locust, FAO recently delivered various equipment and machinery to Yemen's Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Fisheries (MAIF) in Aden.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters