Understanding Risk (UR) BC 2020 is a collaborative, online symposium that will foster place-based risk reduction strategies to proactively enhance resilience and improve disaster recovery pathways in BC.
Toward a Resilient British Columbia: Implementing strategies to reduce natural hazard risk in BC's Built Environment. April 16 & 17, 2018, at the Victoria Conference Centre.
An exploration of actionable strategies to reduce earthquake and flood risks in the Georgia Basin, Vancouver, Canada.
Website brings together forecasts from major centers, offers extensive information to promote understanding of the factors that contribute to these meteorological phenomena, which can have devastating consequences, and to help explain why different seasonal forecast models can produce different predictions.
Under the theme "Producing Actionable Information", UR2014 convened 840 participants from more than 60 countries, representing 285 institutions that covered government agencies, the private sector, NGOs, research institutions, academia and civil society.
The GEM Foundation is a public-private partnership established to develop open, high-quality tools and information for transparent assessment of earthquake hazard and risk, to share them freely through the OpenQuake Platform, and to facilitate use of these resources for risk reduction and increased resilience worldwide.