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… by glacial melt, Climatedots.org will bring people together to hold rallies and remind everyone of the extreme weather events that are happening in their communities because of climate change. A click on Climatedots.org takes any interested visitor to a huge … are unlike anything we have seen before. But because the globe is so big, it’s hard for most people to see that it’s all connected. That’s why, on May 5, we will Connect …
… This report presents France’s disaster risks and natural hazards, such as flood, cyclone, avalanche, earthquake, … volcano and wild fire, and discusses institutional and legal framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR). It provides an evaluation of country’s DRR national … systems, public awareness, education and capacity development. The report describes disaster risk management programmes carried out in the Caribbean and Mediterranean …
… 2009 Sasakawa award call for nominations now open Nominations are now open for the 2009 Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction. Nominees should be individuals and institutions from around the world who have contributed to building the resilience of nations and communities … The award is now also to be presented biennially, rather than annually. Every two years it will be presented at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, and …