According to a newly-published study by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), as the globe warms from rising atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, more moisture i
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Drought is widely recognized as a slow creeping natural hazard that occurs as a consequence of the natural climatic variability.
Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) is an introductory resource for staff of development and humanitarian organizations working with peop
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)
The 4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 19 to 23 May at the International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR.
The Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction “Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow” will be held in Geneva at the International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)
A worldwide review of global rainfall data led by the University of Adelaide has found that the intensity of the most extreme rainfall events is increasing across the globe as temperatures rise.
In 2011, poorer developing countries have been hit much harder in average than other countries, according to the new edition of the Germanwatch Global Climate Risk Index (CRI) 2013, which was relea
Satellite data reveal how the new record low Arctic sea ice extent, from Sept. 16, 2012, compares to the average minimum extent over the past 30 years(in yellow) .
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