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CORVI Risk Profile: Western Province, Sri Lanka

2022-08-04T18:25+0200stimson (en)

“Flooding in Sri Lanka 2018.” and both have a significant presence in the Western Province, as seen in the risk scores for unplanned settlements and informal economy. In addition, Sri Lanka’s National Adaptation Plan outlines priority actions for 10 key sectors, several of which overlap with the vulnerabilities identified in this assessment.

CORVI Risk Profile: Tarawa, Kiribati

2022-08-04T18:25+0200stimson (en)

Note: Patrick D. Nunn and Roselyn Kumar, “Pacific People Have Been ‘Pummelled and Demeaned’ for Too Long – Now They’re Fighting Back,” The Conversation, August 13, 2020, accessed May 2, 2022, http://theconversation.com/pacific-people-have-been-pummelled-and-demeaned-for-too-long-now-theyre-fighting-back-144278.

Giornata mondiale della prevenzione degli annegamenti, perché è importante

2022-07-25T14:56+0200huffingtonpost-Italia (it)

Nel mondo l’ annegamento , un fenomeno in continuo aumento, è la terza causa di morte per evento traumatico non intenzionale. Le persone a maggior rischio di annegamento sono i bambini e coloro i quali lavorano in acqua o sono costretti ad attraversare in maniera non sicura tratti di mare, fiumi o....

World News | Nine Killed, 7 Injured as Mountain Collapses in China's Gansu Province

2022-07-23T17:46+0200latestly (en)

Lanzhou [China], June 23 (ANI): Nine people were killed and seven others were injured after a mountain collapsed in northwest China's Gansu Province on Saturday. The incident took place at 11.15 a.m. in Jingtai County of Baiyin City, Xinhua reported, citing the local authorities.

World News | 21 Killed, 3 Missing in Flooding in Iran

2022-07-23T12:11+0200latestly (en)

Tehran [Iran], July 23 (ANI/Xinhua): At least 21 people were killed and three were missing in flood-related incidents in Iran, according to media reports on Saturday. Quoting the head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society Mehdi Valipour, Xinhua News Agency reported that 89 people were stuck in the....

World News | Searing Heatwaves, Torrential Rains Impact Thousands in Pakistan

2022-07-10T02:11+0200latestly (en)

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 10 (ANI): Thousands of people in Pakistan this summer experienced searing heat waves crossing 50 degrees Celsius (122F) in some places, one that is being attributed to the impact of climate change. Scientists have attributed these heat waves to the climate crisis and the....

Homes of 85,000 People at Risk, But Rain Eases Around Sydney

2022-07-06T08:33+0200india (en)

Sydney: Floodwaters had inundated or were threatening the homes of 85,000 people around Sydney on Wednesday as rivers started to recede and the heavy rains tracked north of Australia’s largest city. While rain was easing across Sydney, several waterways including the Hawkesbury-Nepean rivers system....

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