Social Impacts & Social Resilience

South Asia ist sweltering under an unprecedented heatwave, the severity of which scientists attribute to climate change. This episode of The Conversation Weekly podcast asks how much worse heatwaves in the region could get and how farmers can prepare.
Has a tornado hit your house or your community? Have you received a tornado alert? NOAA scientists want to hear your story.
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This study proposes an integrated geographic information systems (GIS)-based framework to combine different health system indicators with socio-economic conditions of communities to assess the vulnerability to COVID-19 like health emergency situations.
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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.
Women carrying water pots on their heads, India
People fleeing extreme weather events such as drought are more vulnerable to forced labour than those migrating after floods and cyclones, report finds.
The top ten per cent most valuable homes in the western United States are 70% more likely to be in high wildfire hazard areas than median-value properties, measured by county, according to a new study.
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The document consolidates existing international standards and guidelines relevant to DRR and building climate resilience. Standards and guidelines are taken primarily from UN sources.
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The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Paris Agreement both identify the promotion and protection of human rights, alongside the need to pay particular attention to the gender dimension of disaster risk, as guiding principles.
Advancing inclusive and resilient urban development targeted at the urban poor
Discusses planning and design of connective and protective community infrastructure, and the use of climate change and disaster risk information on climate-sensitive hazards in ensuring their resilience.