Hyderabad, March 13 (ANI): The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services in Hyderabad has developed a Tsunami Early warning system to provide special kind of data for the safety of people living in the Indian coastal areas. The Early Warning System will mitigate Oceanogenic disasters that cause severe threat to nearly 400 million people that live in the coastal belt leading to huge devastation of life and property.
24 Mar 2015
This educational comic for children and youth focuses on tsunami, issued as part of a series of A Road to Resilience in Southeast Asia comics covering 7 hazards (drought, earthquake, fire, flood, hygiene promotion, tsunami, typhoon and cyclones). The...
Tags: Awareness material
23 Apr 2015
Dale Kunce, Senior Geospatial Engineer at the American Red Cross, discusses groundtruthing Open Street Map during disaster response.
Tags: Video, Crisis Mapping, Crowdsourcing
31 Mar 2016
This study applied a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) to quantify the economic benefits of long-term, safety-related measures put in place for storm-resilient housing in Vietnam. The results of the CBA show that the possible returns on investment would be...
Tags: Research, Climate Change Adaptation, Resilience