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Long lines at a grocery store following power outages and frigid temperatures in Texas, USA (2021)
Texas was facing a disaster – but the natural hazard was only the trigger. The failure of power grids is a technological consequence: one that can be measured, quantified and ultimately reduced.
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This contributing paper takes a look at the use of radio occultation to infer temperature and improve modeling for wildfire risk. 
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This contributing paper explores the role and the contribution of the public and private sectors in the (re)production and accumulation of disaster risks from a disaster capitalism optic.
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This paper summarises the Argonne National Laboratory research team’s efforts in conducting these assessments to support local public health interventions in the City of Chicago, and the potential applications for communities throughout the world. 
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The contributing paper explains how indirect economic impacts are computed, the necessary input data, and includes example applications for a hypothetical multi-dam breach, a hypothetical earthquake, and a hypothetical hurricane in the Caribbean.
Kingdom of Tonga viewed from above
In times of disasters, persons with disabilities are the most vulnerable. With support from the United States, this is the narrative that the Kingdom of Tonga seeks to change.
Tsunami detection buoy floats in the Andaman sea, India (2018)
Five countries pave the way for progress in the implementation of effective tsunami early warning systems, which are challenging due to multi-faceted complexity.
The Johns Hopkins glacier, Alaska
Tsunamis are only devastating if people and their livelihoods get in the way, as suggested by the largest tsunami ever recorded only killing five people.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 focusses on flash drought in the United States and the Northern Plains. Drought early warning and information systems must be flexible and receptive toward the integration of new indicators.
In preparation for the upcoming Fifth United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries (LDC5) and its Preparatory Committees, the Government of Malawi recently hosted the Africa and Haiti Regional Review Meeting. The objective of the meeting was to