# Flood

Multiform Flood Risk in a complex future flooded world – Earth Observation and Complex Systems in support of compound floods in rapidly changing environments

   Tuesday, December 1: 09.00 – 10.30 Multiform Flood Risk in a complex future flooded world – Earth Observation and Complex Systems in support of compound floods in rapidly changing environments Tourmaline 207, 208 use · AI-Machine Learning · Data · Emerging technologies · risk assessment · earth observations · flood Risk, and particularly flood…

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Building Climate resilience practices into City Planning – A Vietnamese Case study

   Tuesday, December 1: 11.30 – 13.00 Building climate resilience practices into city planning – A Vietnamese case study Citrine 211 identify · Cities · Data · risk assessment · flood · tropical cyclone-hurricane-typhoon · drought Scientific studies demonstrate that climate change and its effects are likely to intensify over the coming decades. Between 1998…

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Doing drainage differently: Tackling urban flooding in the future mega-city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

   Monday, November 30: 09.00 – 10.30 Doing drainage differently: Tackling urban flooding in the future mega-city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Tourmaline 207 identify · Emerging technologies · risk assessment · data · earth observations Every year floods in the Msimbazi River Valley in Dar es Salaam result in deaths and millions of dollars…

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Importance of modernization of hydromet systems and risk assessment

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), the nodal agency for hydro-met services in the country, is modernizing the whole hydro-met system in the country through the ‘Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards’ project. The critical components of the hydro-met systems – Automated Weather Stations, Automated Hydrological Stations, Doppler Radar, Radiosonde, Lightning Detection, Hydromet Workstations, Calibration…

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Forming radical collaborations to address climate and disaster risk: The Understanding Risk Field Lab

As an all-of-society challenge, addressing climate and disaster risk issues will require diverse participation and collaboration across boundaries of all sorts, whether they be disciplinary, national, professional, cultural, age, etc.
Yet forming effective collaborations across these diverse boundaries is difficult and rare. With the support of the Understanding Risk community and World Bank Disaster Risk…

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Unpacking multi-hazard early warning systems: From concepts to measurable reduction of disaster risks and impacts

he concept of multi-hazard early warning systems (MHEWS) is well developed – however, different actors have different understandings of what it means: From comprehensive national partnerships to global-to-local-systems of systems to software applications in operational emergency management centres.
This makes it a challenge to strengthen such systems, measure their effectiveness, and report on progress. What…

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Using geospatial tools for nature-based solutions to reducing disaster and climate risks: A hands-on workshop session

Ecosystems in general and Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in particular are increasingly recognized for their role in reducing disaster risk and the harmful impacts of climate change.
Mangroves, sea grasses and corals have been proven to reduce wave energy and related impacts from storm surges; forests and other vegetation can reduce landslide susceptibility by removing excessive…

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