Disaster Risk Management

Keep global warming below 1.5 degrees to avoid its disastrous effects, warns UN

The former United Nations Climate Chief, Christiana Figueres, has warned that the...

Nature-based solutions are key to tackling water insecurity, says UN

The UN’s annual World Water Development Report 2018 has highlighted the need...

Thousands of Rohingya refuges have moved to safer ground ahead of monsoon season

The UN Migration Agency, IOM, have successfully relocated 12,000 Rohingya refugees...

IFRC launch new ‘game changer’ humanitarian fund

Yesterday, 8th May 2018, marked world Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. To mark the...

Cox’s Bazar is getting ready for monsoon season

The refugee camp of Cox’s Bazar is readying itself for the approaching monsoon...

Water-related disasters require urgent action at all levels

The final outcome of ‘Making Every Drop Count’, a document put together...

Women hold the key to disaster resilience in Indonesia

Indonesia is particularly vulnerable to natural disasters due to its location in the...

UK Met Office committed to strengthening Asia’s resilience to climate change

The UK Met Office announced a new programme to strengthen climate change resilience...

‘Green’ coastal protection solutions could prevent damages worth $50 billion in the Gulf of Mexico

New research in the PLOS One peer reviewed journal reveals that nature-based solutions...

DFID steps up support for Rohingya refugees as monsoon season looms

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has increased support...

Disaster resilience and post disaster recovery in Asia

The latest report by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the...

Vietnam to construct 4,000 storm proof homes to protect against climate change

A new partnership between the UN and the Government of Vietnam will see storm proof...