Disaster risk reduction

"Before the lockdown, the lessons were the only time of day many of the women left the house." Advancing SDGs 1, 3 and 5, this article looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the women in Iraq supported by NGO Women for Women International.
Contributing to SDGs 3, 7 and 13, this article explores the serious threat posed by climate change to global public health.
Elsevier,

One Earth, Review, Volume 2, Issue 2, p. 143-156, February 21 2020

This article addresses goals 10, 11, and 13 by showing how to build resilience to the impacts of climate change in informal settlements, focusing on those located in cities in low- and middle-income countries and how these settlements concentrate at-risk populations.
Advancing SDG 3 (good health and well being) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), this XpertHR blog post discusses the measures employers can take to better prepare for the risk of an active shooter event in the workplace.
Advancing SDG 3 (good health and wellbeing) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), this XpertHR blog post discusses the steps an employer can take to prepare for a hurricane, protect employees, and keep the business running in the event of a storm.
Elsevier,

Progress in Disaster Science, Volume 2, July 2019, 100008

This article addresses goals 1, 11 and 13 by shifting the discourse back to basic axioms of why disasters happen so that fundamental actions for applying the axioms can be provided. It also summarises the key findings from past decades of disaster-related research, policy and practice.
Elsevier,

Progress in Disaster Science, Volume 2, July 2019, 100033

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction encourages investment in innovation and technology development in disaster risk management. However, needs for science and technology inputs are unmet, and there is a lack of policy making that is based on science and evidence. This article addresses goals 1, 11, 13 and 17 by exploring three key issues that could help overcome these barriers: networking, coproduction of knowledge, and a stronger role played by academia.
Elsevier,

Progress in Disaster Science, Volume 2, July 2019, 100011

This articles addresses goals 1, 3 and 10 by sharing a global policy perspective on the importance of disaster risk reduction as a tool to build and safeguard our own and our children’s wellbeing and prosperity in an increasingly interconnected and complex risk landscape.
Elsevier,

Progress in Disaster Science, Volume 1, May 2019, 100003

This article addresses goals 9, 11 and 17 by summarising the significant advances related to BBB "Build Back Better" research in the past 13 years, and provides an overview of where the BBB concept and related policy and practice are heading in the coming years.
This articles addresses goals 3, 11, and 13 by reviewing key assessments from the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C and examines the implications for the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR).

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