# Nature-based solutions

Catching fire: Evolving wildfire response for catastrophic events

   Catching fire: Evolving wildfire response for catastrophic events Wednesday, Dec 02, UTC 15:00 to 15:55 Organizer: World Bank This moderated panel discussion will bring together global wildfire and disaster management leaders to explore technological innovations, share practical insights and explore meaningful solutions to the growing challenge of catastrophic wildfires.As the climate changes, the world…

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Breaking the silos: From single to comprehensive multi-hazard risk frameworks

   Breaking the silos: From single to comprehensive multi-hazard risk frameworks Thursday, Dec 03, UTC 10:00 to 11:55 Organizer: Institute for Environmental Studies, VU University Amsterdam; Philippines Red Cross, German Red Cross and 510, an initiative of the Netherlands Red Cross; Deltares; Marsh & McLennan Advantage, Singapore; UN MGCY The conventional multi-hazard framework is still…

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Biodiversity loss is an underestimated risk: climate, development and business perspectives

   Biodiversity loss is an underestimated risk: climate, development and business perspectives Thursday, Dec 03, UTC 10:00 to 10:55 Organizer: IIED *this session is part of the Development & Climate Days Understanding risk through games: an up close and intimate session. UR2020 Home Frequently Asked Questions Agenda Community Sessions UR Collaboration Session tags Identify Communicate…

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Nature-based solutions: Balancing risk and societal benefits

   Nature-based solutions: Balancing risk and societal benefits Wednesday, Dec 02, UTC 10:00 to 10:55 Organizer: Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, University of Bologna, IHE Delft, ICATALIST The increasing frequency and severity of hydro-meteorological events on land and sea have a high impact globally. The science behind these phenomena is complex and multi-disciplinary as the international scientific…

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

   Forming radical collaborations to address climate and disaster risk: The Understanding Risk Field Lab Thursday, Dec 03, UTC 03:00 to 03:55 Organizer: Co-Risk Labs, Earth Observatory of Singapore, Arup, University of Toronto As an all-of-society challenge, addressing climate and disaster risk issues will require diverse participation and collaboration across boundaries of all sorts, whether…

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Risk-informed development in Bangladesh

   Risk-informed development in Bangladesh Thursday, Dec 03, UTC 02:00 to 02:55 Organizer:  National Resilience Programme (Programming Division Part), Bangladesh Planning Commission Although Bangladesh has made significant progress in disaster risk management, the country is still at risk of growing loss and damage due to disaster and climate stresses. Limitations are found in incorporating disaster…

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Virtual site visit: Green infrastructure and nature-based solutions for urban flood resilience in Singapore

   Virtual site visit: Green infrastructure and nature-based solutions for urban flood resilience in Singapore Wednesday, Dec 02, UTC 04:00 to 04:55 Organizer: World Bank – Urban, Disaster Risk Management (DRM), Resilience, and Land GP; World Bank – Urban Floods Community of Practice (UFCOP); Public Utilities Board (PUB) Singapore; National University of Singapore (NUS) This…

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Nature-based solutions for flood risk management in Asia: How much do we know?

   Nature-based solutions for flood risk management in Asia: How much do we know? Wednesday, Dec 02, UTC 03:00 to 03:55 Organizer: Nanyang Technological University Investments in nature are increasingly considered as solutions to manage flood risk. Yet understanding when and how nature-based solutions can effectively mitigate flooding remains challenging, especially in many Asian cities…

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