This report argues that taking stock of regional achievements in disaster risk reduction policy and practice is important, alongside identifying the areas where the region needs to focus most in the coming years.
This report explores multiple and protracted displacements caused by natural hazard-related disasters in Asia-Pacific, including those influenced by climate change and climate variability.
The Global Compact Network Australia, the local network of the United Nations Global Compact, has released this discussion paper on climate change and human rights. The paper highlights the central role businesses play in determining whether or not global temperature increases can be limited to...
This second instalment of ODI’s climate change, conflict and security scan, summarises the latest developments on Twitter, in the blogosphere, and in grey and academic literature, to find new themes and emerging discourse on the intersection of climate and conflict risk.
This 'scan' aims to help policy-makers, practitioners and academics who are short on time get to grips with the range of literature, discourse and social media coverage of the intersection of resilience, climate change, conflict and security.
The study examines three key questions that aim to provide insight on the regional risk pools and the larger context of disaster risk finance at a key juncture in the evolution of the pools and in the international policy debate.
This paper suggests a methodological framework for assessment of benefits of action and costs of inaction (BACI) as a tool to support a shift in drought policy and programs from crisis management to a risk management approach.
This report is based on contributions from scientists from around the world. It provides a detailed update on global climate indicators, notable weather events, and other data collected by environmental monitoring stations and instruments located on land, water, ice, and in space.
Amplification of risks to water supply at 1.5 °C and 2 °C in drying climates: a case study for Melbourne, Australia
This study highlights the need to accelerate greenhouse gas mitigation efforts to reduce risks to climate dependent water supply systems of Melbourne.
Built-up growth impacts on digital elevation model and flood risk susceptibility prediction in Muaeng district, Nakhon Ratchasima (Thailand)
The transformation of land-use and land cover in Nakhon Ratchasima province, Thailand has rapidly changed over the last few years. The major factors affecting the growth in the province arise from the huge expansion of developing areas, according to the government’s development plans that aim...