Assam is experiencing devastating floods. But large parts of the state were recently stricken by drought. It took just a week for the situation to change from drought to deluge, a classic case of how climate change is exacerbating extreme weather events.
The Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction and the Multi-hazard Early Warning Conference enabled the disaster risk reduction and hydro-meteorological communities to discuss their journeys around impact-based forecasting and anticipatory action.
A new synthesis report from the NAP Global Network highlights how developing countries continue to make progress in applying gender-responsive approaches to their national adaptation planning and actions to build resilience to climate change impacts.