Storm Surge

The 2019 CoreLogic® Storm Surge Report provides an annual evaluation of the number of single-family and, new this year, multifamily residential homes in the United States that are vulnerable to storm surge in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Basin. All

A new UNESCAP report analyses the impact of disasters on SIDS and maps out the impact on a cluster of SDGs. While the Pacific SIDS are heavily reliant on ocean resources, most of the disasters that affect them are oceanogenic. To build resilient SIDS, there is a need to connect the dots - science, geospatial data, statistics, and policy interfaces.

This research was aimed at characterizing the housing recovery measures adopted by the NGOs and local people in Koyra Upazila of Bangladesh after cyclone Aila and also at assessing the outcome of the housing recovery.

The methodology was developed to

The unprecedented scale, scope, and impacts of the complex combination of hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria tested capabilities that FEMA had developed and improved since hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. Following the 2017 hurricane season, FEMA conducted

While cities around the world are facing increased exposure to weather-related risks and hazards, a new study found that most of the coastal communities in the U.S. do not have an overarching strategy for building urban disaster resilience and lack coordination between multiple urban systems, including land use activities, natural environments and public infrastructure investments, particularly in Texas.

This Strategic Framework 2016–20 articulates the way forward in increasing knowledge, capacity building and advocacy, partnerships and investments, as part of a collective struggle toward disaster and climate resilient development in Africa. The Framework

This case study highlights the role drones can play in mapping damages as well as planning protection measures to mitigate risks. The document discusses the case of post-disaster interventions after Hurricane Sandy struck Haiti in 2012.

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, a majority of the designated evacuation centers (mostly in the form of school buildings or public gymnasiums) were severely damaged. In the drive to build back better and safer, the Philippine Disaster

Working in a post‐ disaster scenario in the Province of Leyte, the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) designed an early recovery program with national government agencies, local government units, and international NGOs. This program is

Nine years on, Saint Bernard still grapples with the challenges associated with rebuilding, reports Rappler. Although in 2006, like most other municipalities, it had no organized disaster risk reduction and management office, but two years after the tragedy, Saint Bernard was awarded a recognition of the best DRRM efforts in the country...