In a few weeks, hurricane season in the Caribbean will begin again. So, how can vulnerable countries cope with these disasters? One solution is incorporating disaster risk management principles into development planning. Identifying the countries’ disaster risk; working to reduce this risk; actively preparing for disasters; implementing disaster risk financing mechanisms; and reconstructing in resilient ways.
May 7, 2018 7:19 pm
A risk bow-tie is a visual method through which all key knowledge regarding a risk can be portrayed on a single page. Bow-ties allow discussions and decisions to be made in an objective and rapid manner by organisations that use them.
May 4, 2018 6:56 pm
The same is true of the world’s small island developing states (SIDS), which account for less than 1% of the world’s population. They are also some of the world’s most vulnerable countries to disasters and climate change.
May 4, 2018 4:35 pm
April 27, 2018 3:20 pm
Emergency management includes drone management – whether countries realize it or not. Within the realm of Disaster Risk Management, use cases worldwide are demonstrating the incredible value of drones for addressing critical information gaps.
April 25, 2018 10:19 pm
While signs of volcanic activity can provide adequate time for preparation and evacuation, the very same signs can also create conditions of extreme uncertainty. So, what have we learned from recent experiences on the challenges of communicating volcanic risk?
April 19, 2018 7:59 pm
Urban flood risk management is a dynamic challenge - the problem and circumstances keep changing, which constantly requires innovative approaches to the issue.
April 18, 2018 10:34 pm