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Disaster Risk Reduction and Open Data Newsletter – October 2019 Edition

“If you ask us for ideas, act on them” – Youth call out UN, world leaders on climate action The Youth Climate Action Summit brought youth climate champions together from more than 140 countries and territories to a platform to share their solutions on the global stage, and deliver a clear message to world leaders: …

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Next Generation Disaster Data Infrastructure

Next Generation Disaster Data Infrastructure is a study report of IRDR Working Group on DATA and the CODATA Task Group on Linked Open Data for Global Disaster Risk Research. The research was supported by Chinese Academy of Science and Tonkin+Taylor. This white paper proposes the next generation of disaster data infrastructure, which includes both novel …

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Call for participation: IRDR session on CODATA 2019

Disaster Risk Reduction and Open Data Newsletter – September 2019 Edition

Walloped by heatwave, Greenland sees massive ice melt The heatwave that smashed high-temperature records in five European countries is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island’s ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic. How investing in early warning systems proves beneficial A team including Dr Bapon SHM Fakhruddin, Technical Director …

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Dr Bapon Fakhruddin:Early warning system could reduce cyclone losses by 80 percent

A new national early warning system for cyclones would reduce the losses they cause to Samoa by as much as 80 per cent and pay for itself more than six times over, a new report has found. The authors, Dr. Fakhruddin and Schick are from Tonkin + Taylor International and the New Zealand Risk Interpretation …

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Disaster Risk Reduction & Open Data Newsletter| AUGUST 2019 EDITION

Technical Working Group on Sendai Hazard definitions and classification to be launched The new working group co-facilitated by the UNDRR and ISC is tasked with developing new hazard definitions and classifications and seeks input from stakeholders to ensure the list is robust and reflects the full spectrum of local and regional terminology. The most “unsexy” …

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