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Nepal’s Municipal Disaster Risk Governance Assessment Tool: a case study on strengthening disaster risk management

Jonathan Ulrich 27 Jan 2022

Nepal Red Cross Society volunteers and local people strengthen a breached embankment to prevent floodwater from entering their settlement. Photo by Nepal Red Cross Society Following Nepal’s move to a …

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Bringing the Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Community and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) together.

Celine Erickson 12 Nov 2021
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are rapidly changing the world as we know it. Digital technology is transforming the deployment...

Hot off the press: Heatwave FbF Feasibility Study in Dhaka

Lucy Price 10 Sep 2021
July 2021 was the world’s hottest month ever, while Asia recorded its warmest July ever. As the global temperature is on rise, heatwaves are becomin...

Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map

Mira Adam 08 Jul 2021
Climate Change Expands the Flooding Map   Floods are considered the most common natural disaster in the United States. According to EPA ‘United...

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Nesrine Aouinti 18 May 2022
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Nepal’s Municipal Disaster Risk Governance Assessment Tool: a case study on strengthening disaster risk management
Jonathan Ulrich 27 Jan 2022
Nepal Red Cross Society volunteers and local people strengthen a breached embankment to prevent floodwater from entering their settlement. Photo by Ne...
Climate change and community flood resilience in Tabasco, Mexico
Jonathan Ulrich 13 Dec 2021
For the past two years, the Mexican Red Cross and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre have collaborated closely at the intersection of climate c...
Bringing the Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Community and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) together.
Celine Erickson 12 Nov 2021
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are rapidly changing the world as we know it. Digital technology is transforming the deployment...