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Review of disaster riskscape of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
<p>Disaster risk is significant in Democratic People's Republic of Korea as the country is particularly vulnerable to hydro-meteorological hazards, such as floods, droughts, and storms, while climate change further adds ...
Compendium of multi-hazard early warning cooperation
The UN Secretary-General António Guterres unveiled an ‘Executive Action Plan for the Early Warnings for All’ initiative during the World Leaders Summit at COP 27. This call for a universal early warning system coverage ...
Disasters in Asia and the Pacific : 2015 year in review
This study is part of an annual series, developed by the Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division of ESCAP. It provides a yearly overview of natural disasters in the Asia-Pacific region ...
Ready for the dry years : building resilience to drought in South-East Asia ; with a focus on Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar and Viet Nam : 2020 update
(United Nations, 2019)
<p></p> South-East Asia is regularly hit by droughts. Ready for the Dry Years offers a clear analysis of this subject, assessing prospects for the decades ahead and highlighting the principal risks. Though starting slowly, ...
Ready for the dry years : building resilience to drought in South-East Asia
(United Nations, 2021)
South-East Asia has long experienced severe droughts. However, this second edition of Ready for the Dry Years reveals that the severity of two drought events during 2015-2016 and 2018-2020 exceed anything recorded in the ...
Compendium on water-related hazards and extreme weather events in Central Asia and neighbouring countries
Extreme weather events and water-related disasters are occurring in Central Asia with increasing frequency. This publication provides an overview of water-related hazards and extreme weather events, their socio-economic ...