While signs of volcanic activity can provide adequate time for preparation and evacuation, the very same signs can also create conditions of extreme uncertainty. So, what have we learned from recent experiences on the challenges of communicating volcanic risk?
April 19, 2018 7:59 pm
Urban flood risk management is a dynamic challenge - the problem and circumstances keep changing, which constantly requires innovative approaches to the issue.
April 18, 2018 10:34 pm
March 22, 2018 10:11 pm
The School explains how critical infrastructure works and fails; its cascading impact from local to global, and the strategies to use to build a resilient society. Applications due March 29!
March 22, 2018 9:35 pm
As part of a GFDRR/DFID “Challenge Fund” project, Deltares, VU Amsterdam, Tanzania Red Cross Society and RCCC turned a Mancala board game into a flood impact assessment tool, allowing local stakeholders to understand their own vulnerabilities related to cascading failures of critical infrastructure.
June 22, 2017 1:10 pm
Start with a story if you can. Imagine you are excitedly telling your next-door neighbour or your cousin about something really interesting that’s happened in your project...
Leveraging open source as a public institution – New analysis reveals significant returns on investment in open source technologies
June 22, 2017 1:09 pm
Examples abound of leading tech companies that have adopted open source strategy and contribute actively to open source tools and communities. Google, for example, has been a long contributor to open source..
High resolution digital surface models using drones for coastal communities in São Tomé and Príncipe
June 22, 2017 1:08 pm
São Tomé and Príncipe is highly vulnerable to climate variability and change, coastal and flash flooding, and sea level rise...
June 22, 2017 1:06 pm
FloodzoneData.us is a new data tool presented by the NYU Furman Center describing the people and housing located in the nation’s floodplains...
April 27, 2017 7:45 pm