Acces to climate information is a vital aspect of adaptation planning, particularly when it comes to creating life saving early warning systems. UNDP is working with countries like Benin in enhacing national capacities to collect and analyse relevant climate and weather data and communicate it to local populations. Benin’s work in delevloping an effective early warning system proved vital in preventing the loss of life due to recent floodings.
Capacity of Responder Networks to Promote Resilience in Times of Natural Shocks and Stresses, 2014, UDS
21 Jul 2015
This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by the University of Development Studies, Ghana in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Res...
Tags: Report, Research, Resilience
19 Mar 2015
Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, is prone to natural disasters such as floods and fires. The World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction & Recovery (GFDRR) and the Jakarta Disaster Management Agency held a competition to gather ...
Tags: Video, Communication As Aid, Mobile Technology
10 Oct 2016
Published 23 March 2015 The collaboration of government, local government, and community is key to flood early warning systems. The Program for Reduction of Vulnerability to Floods in Thailand (ADPC and USAID) implemented various activities under ...
Tags: Case Study, Early Warning Systems, Flood