Disaster Risk Management

Iran improve early warning systems after floods cause US$2.5 billion in losses

For the past month, Iran has seen flooding destroy infrastructure, farms, and displace...

WHO rolls out an early warning alert and response system across Mozambique

In a joint effort, the Mozambican Ministry of Health and WHO is rolling out an early...

Cambodia developing new climate-based disaster risk reduction strategy

Cambodia currently sits as one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to the...

African Development Bank to lead US$100 million relief campaign following Cyclone Idai

On the 5th April, the African Development Bank announced their ‘multi-pronged’...

European Union provides aid to 17,500 affected by cyclone Gaja

The European Union (EU) has allocated €105,000 to help victims affected by cyclone...

UN DESA warns that thousands of cities worldwide are at high risk of disaster

According to a report by UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) titled...

Mekong Delta flooding needs new solutions

In the Mekong Delta, local authorities are currently taking action to prevent flooding...

Press Release: USVI Hurricane Recovery and Resilience Task Force releases final report

Updated report incorporates hundreds of suggestions following public comment period...

Sint Maarten’s disaster resilience and recovery programme receives $47.5 million boost

Sint Maarten is set to benefit from a $47.5 million grant to support two projects...

Natural disasters force 26 million into poverty each year

The World Bank estimates that disasters cost the global economy $520 billion each...

Floods in Myanmar forced more than 100,000 people to flee their homes

Government officials in Myanmar said on Monday that the monsoon flood killed at least...

Over 180,000 people need urgent humanitarian aid in southwestern Syria, says UN

According to Jens Laerke, spokesperson for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian...

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