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Explore Ahmedabad's groundbreaking Heat Action Plan, a response to escalating temperatures exacerbated by climate change. After a devastating heatwave in 2010 claimed hundreds of lives, Ahmedabad launched South Asia's first threshold-based strategy in 2013. This comprehensive plan integrates early warning systems, coordinated agency efforts, public...

Climate change, environmental and hydro-meteorological disasters pose significant threats to communities across Asia. The need for robust, adaptable, and resilient responses has never been greater. In response to this urgent challenge, a new regional consortium project is underway, with the goal of increasing adaptability and...

The Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR) is scheduled to be hosted by the Government of the Philippines in partnership with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) from 14 to 18 October 2024 at the Philippine International Convention Center in...