Other type of resource
21 Dec 2017
Are you interested in risk communication? The 2018 Understanding Risk Forum is hosting an intensive event for interdisciplinary teams to test their innovative, creative, scientific and technological skills to co-develop risk communication solutions t...
Tags: Other type of resource, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Communication As Aid, Community Risk Assessment, Crisis Mapping, Disaster Law, Drought, Early Warning Systems, Earthquake, Flood, Heat Wave, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience, Risk Assessment, Risk Transfer, Technological hazard, Urban Planning, Urban Risk Reduction, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Youth Preparedness
29 Nov 2017
Increasing attention is being paid to the potential of blockchain technology to address long-standing challenges related to economic development. Blockchain proponents argue that it will expand opportunities for exchange and collaboration by reducing...
Tags: Research, Mobile Technology, Risk Transfer
13 Jan 2017
The World Risk Report 2016 analyses the role that infrastructure plays in shaping a country’s disaster risk. The World Risk Index, calculated by the University of Stuttgart, is an integral part of the report as it ranks 171 countries according to ...
Tags: Research, Risk Assessment, Risk Transfer
20 Jun 2016
The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (USA), produces country and regional reference books to provide a commonly available baseline of information regarding disaster management environments. This Disaster Manage...
Tags: Report, Risk Assessment, Risk Transfer
09 Mar 2016
This report reviews the decision-making process for new infrastructure and emphasizes the need to embed resilience into this process and practical guidance to do so. It is b...
Tags: Report, Infrastructure and Services, Resilience, Risk Transfer, Urban Infrastructure
Guidance material
28 Feb 2016
The RE.bound initiative has been developed by Rockefeller Foundation, Swiss Re, Goldman Sachs and RMS to link risk transfer coverage for cities with financing for resilient infrastructure. The initiative is developing an innovative version of catas...
Tags: Guidance material, Risk Transfer
02 Feb 2016
The strategic directions on strengthening National Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction are intended for use by all stakeholders as a guiding document or manual, which proposes a list of rational options of organizational and practical actions that ...
Tags: Report, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Risk Transfer, Urban Risk Reduction
Other type of resource
24 Jun 2015
Coastal communities living in archipelago countries and small island states in Asia are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of hydro-meteorological hazards such as storms, droughts, landslides, and floods. Environmental degradation such as defor...
Tags: Other type of resource, Climate Change Adaptation, Resilience, Risk Transfer, Urban Risk Reduction
23 Mar 2015
This report presents data about natural disasters impacts (human and economic) at world scale for the last 20 years. The analyses focus on trends and patterns of impacts and how these vary regarding the income level or the geographical location. Base...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Risk Assessment, Risk Transfer, Tsunami
01 Jul 2014
Natural catastrophe losses in 2013 were dominated by floods. Detailed analyses have shown that protective measures can drastically reduce losses. For example, the June 2013 floods in Germany and neighbouring countries proved to be considerably less d...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Risk Assessment, Risk Transfer