All articles for the topic: Hazard assessment

Climate change is exposing Himalayan towns like Chungthang and the hydropower facility below to growing risk from glacial lake outburst floods

Solution Story: Reducing the risk from Himalayan tsunamis - How global cooperation is helping meet the threat from GLOFs

Discover this Solution Story describing how global cooperation is helping mountain regions meet the growing threat from glacial lake outburst floods.

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Oblique view of the GLOF hazard map for the Chucchún catchment and the city of Carhuaz, Cordillera Blanca, Peru (cf. Schneider et al. 2014). Background: GoogleEarthTM.

Assessment of Glacier and Permafrost Hazards in Mountain Regions

This technical guidance document provides a structured and comprehensive approach to hazard assessment underpinned by latest scientific understanding. It has been produced this as a resource for international and national agencies, responsible authorities and private companies. 

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Landscape of Southeast Sulawesi

Kajian Kerentanan dan Risiko Iklim Provinsi Sulawesi Tenggara. Vulnerability and Climate Risk Study for Southeast Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

Kajian yang berfokus pada Provinsi Sulawesi Tenggara ini dihasilkan oleh USAID APIK, sebagai dasar untuk menyusun strategi adaptasi perubahan iklim dan ketangguhan daerah.

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Himalaya hazard-vulnerability workshop

Applying the IPCC 2014 framework for hazard-specific vulnerability assessment

This paper compares the framework of the IPCC AR4 (2007) to that outlined in IPCC AR5 (2014) and describes how the AR5 framework provides a more contextualised and operationalisable approach.

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University of Potsdam

The University of Potsdam is a public university in the Berlin-Branden

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National Central University

National Central University was originally founded in Nanjing, China in 1915.

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Tonkin and Taylor International

Tonkin &Taylor International Ltd (T+TI) is a leading Environmental and Engineering Consultancy with offices in New Zealand and Australia, associated companies in Malaysia, Philippines, and part

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Coastal Hazard Wheel

Coastal Hazard Wheel

A new coastal adaptation language to boost climate action at local, regional and national level.

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Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change in Vietnam (CACC)

Location of communes who benefited from the CACC Project

Adaptation context

Following the 1999 flood, many international donors started assisting the Vietnam...

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