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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.
Urban water security in Asian cities is in decline, forcing them to find new ways to manage this prescious resource
Cello taxis in the flooded streets in China.
C40 Cities has revealed new research quantifying the dire impacts of climate-driven drought and flooding on the world’s largest cities and its residents.
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.
Insurance from WFP helps families to buy food, meet their immediate needs and rebuild their lives
PDC was named laureate of the prestigious United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) in Bali, Indonesia on May 25, 2022.
PDC was named laureate of the prestigious United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) in Bali, Indonesia on May 25, 2022.
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.
Wildfires devastated 75,000 hectares of the forests in Greece last summer. The government has admitted its mistakes, but as temperatures rise is the country any better prepared this year?
China's southern regions are suffering from flood disasters since the flood season began in June. Our reporter talks to experts at China's Ministry of Water Resources about the causes of floods as well as the ministry's disaster relief and control work.