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Flooding in Ubon Ratchathani is Northern Thailand, September 2019
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2019 Asia-Pacific Disaster Report shows a region at risk and running out of time

The 2019 Asia-Pacific Disaster Report reveals an alarming new “riskscape” for the region. Members of the ICoE reflect on the findings of the report.

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Aftermath of the Bangkok Thailand floods, 2011
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Transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk

This presentation showcases key insights and lessons learnt from five years of scientific research around transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk.

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Aftermath of the 2015 Nepal earthquake.
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Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Global Platform is a biennial multi-stakeholder forum to review progress, share knowledge and discuss the latest trends in reducing disaster risk.

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Storm seen from space
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International Centre of Excellence on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk

This fact sheet outlines the work of the International Centre of Excellence on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk.

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Strategic Approach to Climate Change Resilience

Eskom adopting a holistic and integrated risk-based approach to understand and respond to the climate change.

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Fine-Tuning Observations to Better Manage and Design Hydroelectricity Assets

Landsvirkjun adjusting its reservoir-management plans and the design of new assets to take advantage of increasing glaciers melt.

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ManitobaHydro_2014
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Climate Change Assessment for Hydropower Project Licensing

Manitoba Hydro incorporating climate change impacts into the environmental assessment and into the economic assessment of the Keeyask Generating Station Project for the licensing process.

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Storage Tank Protection to Extreme Weather and Strong Winds

ExxonMobil installing wind girders top of its tanks to protect them against collapsing during extreme winds.

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Explore the Case Study Map

View climate adaptation projects plotted on a global map, browsable by theme or network. Find out who is doing what, and where, alongside climate station data.

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