The high risk emanating from the increasing number of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure systems at national or local level is only now beginning to be understood. The cascading effect of that risk beyond the system under attack into allied and

Seismic phenomena and tornadoes are among the most relevant causes of damage on the built environment and their effect on industrial plants might not be limited to mere structural damage. Under particular conditions, such as the presence of inflammable

On 11 March 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami severely damaged the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FDNPP). Large radioactivity released induced multi-hazard disasters on human livelihoods and ecosystems in the Fukushima

Disasters as sociotechnical systems are complex and can be described as a source of instability for populations. In such systems, decision-makers need to address a specific problem: how to manage both time (delays) and resources (i.e., stocks) to make

The problem of increasing the efficiency of the hydrometeorological provision of the population and industrial enterprises is directly related to the digital transformation of support facilities and the National Hydrometeorological Services themselves. It

In general, local communities are considered as one of the key stakeholders in building urban resilience, as they are the primary victims and the first to respond to disasters. In order to examine the progress of the local governments, how they can be

The present work describes the experience of the Province of Potenza (an Italian local authority of subnational level) in accomplishing the recent UN global agreements goals and targets and in particular illustrates:

  • Progresses made in implementing

‘Making cities sustainable and resilient: Implementing the Sendai Framework for DRR at the local level’, is a three-year initiative (2016-2019) supported by the European Commission to improve understanding and capacity to address disaster risks and build

UNESCO designated sites – natural and cultural heritage sites as platforms for awareness raising

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. UNESCO's aim is "to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural

Despite significant progress in Indonesia's disaster management reform, there is still some way to go. A recent need-gap analysis of current DRR regulations and institutional arrangements highlighted a need for a shift in focus to mainstreaming DRR into