In less than two months apart, torrential rains swept across the country and brought with it record floods that devastated properties.
A study looks at Vietnam’s climate change health risk, its citizens' vulnerability, and the capacity to manage and adapt to these risks.
Climate change makes extreme weather events happen more frequently, but Japan is no stranger to landslides, flooding, and managing disasters.
Managed retreat involves deploying available resources and support for communities to achieve a desirable climate adaptation future.
The study examined the communities’ adaptive capacity to floods and landslides, reveals the inherent resilience of people amidst massive losses.
There is a need to develop next-generation climate models that can be used for climate adaptation and mitigation actions.
Read the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees released a new data visualization, "Displaced on the frontlines of climate change."
Governments need to adequately invest in pre-emptive measures to enhance resilience and prepare for extreme climate events and threats.
A resilient house is sturdy, can withstand extreme events due to climate change and natural disasters, and adapts to extreme changes.
The study finds that Kaikoura's psychosocial and economic post-disaster recovery aligned with the BBB Framework, relevant for its recovery.