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Walls — and neighbors — protect against Danube flooding

Strong community ties can keep people safe during catastrophes, say experts. So what can the residents of a flood-prone Austrian town teach us about facing extreme weather in the age of climate change?

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Walls — and neighbors — protect against Danube flooding

Himalayan Storm Watchers Save Lives

This article describes how ICIMOD have utilised cutting edge location-based technology from Esri to move from disaster response to disaster resilience in the Himalayas. 

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Himalayan Storm Watchers Save Lives

Understanding the risk of urban floods

From the Oasis Hub, this blog looks at how, globally, climate change is likely to increase urban flood risk in the future. Understanding this risk through high quality data is the first line of defence against these floods, see how Oasis Hub can help you to better understand the risk in your city.

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Understanding the risk of urban floods

Living with Climate Change: Resilience to urban flooding

This week is the EU’s Green Week, which will focus on building sustainable cities in the face of climate change.  To mark this David Nash, head of the Zurich Z Foundation, focuses on the special challenges that affect how people in cities are coping.

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Living with Climate Change: Resilience to urban flooding

Regional collaboration for better flood early warning and resilience in India

India is increasingly threatened by floods, and its resilience depends on successful trans-boundary early warning systems. During a national workshop, organized by Practical Action, key stakeholders came together from across the region to discuss how a successful flood early warning system could be designed and implemented. Here they share their insights and actions for the future:   

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Regional collaboration for better flood early warning and resilience in India
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