This paper formulates a framework integrating typhoon destructive potential and social-ecological system from a perspective of coastal resilience. Typhoon destructive potential is interpreted using the Power Dissipation Index as a metric.
The Indonesian government planted trees at Mertasari Beach, Denpasar, Bali, on Tuesday as a symbolic move to reduce the risk of disasters. This was part of a 10 million tree movement which was conducted simultaneously in 34 provinces.
ASEAN and IFRC have committed to promoting and developing their engagement in disaster management with the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between ASEAN and the IFRC on the Strengthening of Community Resilience in Southeast Asia.
Local governments play an essential role in disaster risk reduction and building resilience. At UNDRR’s 2022 Global Platform, the Local Leaders Forum opened a productive discussion on important issues around disaster resilience at city and district level.
The building made of woven bamboo walls and topped with a thatched roof still stands tall, even though it was shaken by an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale. Serving as a token of local knowledge that has proven its utility over time.
This study assesses the percentage of climate expenditure as a share of household income and expenditure in climate-vulnerable regions of Bangladesh, based on primary data. In particular, it investigates adaptation expenditure by rural households.
This contributing paper takes a look at a new risk prevention and mitigation approach allowing residents and school community from susceptible areas to build a collective response to emergency situations in matters of prevention and intervention.
This contributing paper outlines the process and outcomes of the Views from the Frontline programme, a risk assessment approach where communities’ needs and risk perceptions are brought to the forefront of resilience planning.