Disaster risk reduction

By Robert Glasser The Kyoto Protocol was adopted 20 years ago and since then we have seen an explosion of extreme weather
By Robert Glasser and William Lacy Swing* Climate change migration is reaching crisis proportions. Over the last 18 months
By Robert Glasser Two years ago this month, Tropical Storm Erika, dumped an enormous quantity of rain on the small island
Every effort must be made in the coming days to ensure that warnings reach the most marginalised and vulnerable.
Over the last 20 years, some 90 percent of major recorded disaster events have been weather-related.
Are we creating the perfect conditions for a dramatic disaster to happen?
Coherent action on climate and disaster risk is essential to the success of eradicating poverty.
By Robert Glasser* It is 19 years since the world first met to discuss global early warning for natural hazards in Potsdam