A resident of Houston, Texas carries away debris after flooding brought about by Hurricane Harvey
Respondents with the greatest economic and mental health impacts from Hurricane Harvey were respectively four times more likely to experience income loss during the pandemic and five times more likely to suffer severe anxiety because of the pandemic.
University of Notre Dame
A laborer carries a sack of onions above floodwaters in Lahore, Pakistan
Some people sometimes call such disasters “acts of God,” Ganguly says, but they are not. They are connected to the exacerbation of climate change, and people around the world should be aware of it.
Northeastern University
A woman wearing a face mask to protect herself from COVID-19 walking across a yellow bridge.
Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the world, and its consequences have been particularly severe for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged populations.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The US-ASEAN Business Council, the U.S. Government through the USAID, and the ASEAN announced a plan to redesign the ASEAN SME Academy, an ongoing e-learning platform for MSMEs in Southeast Asia initially launched in 2016.
Association of South East Asian Nations
IRP Forum 2022
The International Recovery Forum 2022, with the theme, “BRedesigning Systems for Resilience through Recovery: Assessing Progress and the Unfinished Agenda at the Midpoint of the Sendai Framework ,” was held online on 19 January 2022.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Reception of the GP
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is glad to announce that the registration for the seventh session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022) is now open.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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In communities where social ties are strong and there is a sense of connectedness, residents are more readily able to rebound after a disruptive event.
Northeastern University
Global Report on Food Crises confirms World Food Programme and humanitarian community's worst fears over critical nutrition At least 155 million people in 55 countries faced acute hunger in 2020 — 20 million more than 2019, according to figures from the
World Food Programme
Every 10 years, NOAA releases an analysis of U.S. weather of the past three decades that calculates average values for temperature, rainfall and other conditions. That time has come again. Known as the U.S. Climate Normals, these 30-year averages — now
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Using Pakistan’s worst flooding in 2010 as a case study, researchers examined the disaster recovery activities after the flood.
Climate Adaptation Platform

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