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June, 2018
New research by the State of the Tropics project reveals US $30 trillion needs to be spent in the Tropics by 2030 to provide sustainable infrastructure for the billions of people who call the tropical region home. This research also covers renewable energy in the Tropics as...
February, 2018
Crowdfunding is defined by Forbes as “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.” And it’s rapidly become the new “it” way to fund projects of...
January, 2018
Contemporary emergency management comes from the lineage of civil defense, military experience can act as a core element for excelling in this field, however different agencies such as private sectors, non-profit and public also have active role to manage disaster. When...
September, 2017
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August, 2017
Bangladesh, India, and Philippines are taking this point seriously. Through working to improve public understanding of storm risks, they helped ensure that weather forecast lead to timely and efficient evacuations. In result: millions moved to safe areas, millions are safe...
July, 2017
The number of forcibly displaced people has grown from 33.9 million in 1997 to 65.6 million persons in 2016 due in large part to conflicts in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. The rise in conflict globally has resulted in the occurrence of 20 displacements per minute...
June, 2017
The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN), funded by the Rockefeller Foundation and technically managed and coordinated by the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET), officially started working in Vietnam in 2008 with the engagement of three...
April, 2017
Coastal flood hazards are diverse and highly unpredictable. In order to develop an appropriate risk management response, it is essential to understand these hazards and their potential impacts. The following steps outline the building blocks for formulating a coastal flood...
February, 2017
Cities are highly complex systems with an array of spatial and temporal layers that can react very differently to adverse events and cause long-lasting complicated problems. This is especially true for problems caused by climate change. Urban climate change resilience (UCCR)...
October, 2016
In the context of addressing climate change and related risks, the term ‘mainstreaming’ is used to describe the integration of climate change adaptation into ongoing and new development policies, plans, and strategies, including laws and regulations (e.g. EIA...