16 May 2019

GAR report 2019

New Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) recently published by United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)


Source(s): https://gar.unisdr.org/report-2019

2 May 2019

Disasters 2018: Year in review

In 2018 over 68 million people were affected by climate-related and geophysical disaster events across the world.

Cred crunch, Issue no. 54, April 2019


Source(s): Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) ; United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL)

2 May 2019

WMO Statement Details Accelerating Climate Impacts for 2018

28 March 2019: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published its 25th WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate. The 2019 edition assesses 2018 data, and highlights an increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change.
Report retrieved from https://gallery.mailchimp.com/daf3c1527c528609c379f3c08/files/82234023-0318-408a-9905-5f84bbb04eee/Climate_Statement_2018.pdf
2 May 2019

Herrenhausen Conference “Extreme Events: Building Climate Resilient Societies”

The Herrenhausen Conference “Extreme Events: Building Climate Resilient Societies” will take place in Hanover, Germany, on October 9-11, 2019. The overall objective of the conference is to elucidate the relations between climate extremes, societal resilience, and sustainable development goals.
more information under https://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/events/calendar-of-events/herrenhausen-conferences/extreme-events-building-climate-resilient-societies
2 May 2019

The WCRP summer school on extremes and risk management

The WCRP summer school on extremes and risk management is now open for applications. Please find further information at https://www.wcrp-climate.org/news/wcrp-news/1448-extremes-risk-summer-school-news

(co-organized/co-sponsored with NUIST, IRDR, START, IPCC and many other partners)

This activity seeks only senior PhD students (who will graduate in less than two years) and early career scientists (normally in an early stage of career) in a relevant field.
2 May 2019

Climate Anomalies and Events 2018

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, State of the Climate: Selected Significant Climate Anomalies and Events 2018.
This map was compiled from NOAA’s NCEI State of the Climate Reports and WMO Provisional Status of the Climate in 2018. More infromation see https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/
2 May 2019

World disasters report 2018

2018 World Disasters Report by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Published online October 2018, retrieved from https://media.ifrc.org/ifrc/world-disaster-report-2018/