Updates

Globally, cases of COVID-19 and related deaths are lower in June 2022 than they were at the beginning of the year. But the infection numbers are rising. Africa is no exception.
Three high school students in Zimbabwe working on a laptop.
“We are climate activists!” “We are ready to fight disasters! We are ready to save lives!” The shouts echo throughout the hall at Biriiri high school in Chimanimani district, Manicaland, eastern Zimbabwe.
Known for precise, planetary-scale measurements, NASA is improving its decades-long effort to observe and understand sea levels to help communities prepare for the effects of Earth’s rising ocean.
A new project designed to accelerate climate action in Iraq has today been launched through a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) the Ministry of Environment with funding generously provided by the UK and Canada.
Drought-ruined crops and a government mandate to sell harvests to the state raise fears of food insecurity
Mount Fuji during autumn in Japan.
These profiles showcase members' efforts in domestic and international adaptation. They aim to highlight recent initiatives, policies, research and programs to share informative examples of how adaptation plans and commitments are being implemented.
A successful six-year, 10 million Canadian dollar project, funded by ECCC, has strengthened the quality and availability of impact-based forecasts and services to support communities in Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, and the Pacific.
Discussions during a meeting among Upper Koshi Basin stakeholders focused around understanding different types of hazards; exploring various measures for preparedness and response; and integrating gender equality, disability, and social inclusion.
Malta has been told by UNESCO to prepare for a tsunami within 30 years and that at least one of its coastal towns should have tsunami preparations in place by the end of 2023.
Samburu landscape viewed through swarm of invasive, destructive Desert Locusts.
With another swarm predicted for September, the arrival of spring in the Southern Hemisphere, farmers in the vast 168,966 km² province have joined with researchers to introduce a software package to track locust swarms in real time.