Bee-yond the emergency: Lessons from Manchester Arena on better support for young survivors

Marking the sixth anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack, the Bee The Difference report is a unique research project designed by and for young Manchester survivors in collaboration with UK… Read more

UN General Assembly High-Level meeting on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 17-19 May 2023

The High-Level Meeting of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 took place 17-19 May 2023, a full summary… Read more

The First Edition of the Resilience and Emergencies Professional Degree Apprenticeship ‘Appdate’ No.1

The new ‘Appdate’ is out – the first update on the new Resilience & Emergencies Degree Apprenticeship.   Click here to read the full ‘Appdate’ on LinkedIn    

Over half of the world’s lakes are drying out, study warns

More than half of the world’s largest lakes and reservoirs are losing water — and climate change and human consumption are the main drivers, a new large-scale study warns.  … Read more

First National Threat Assessment of Violence Against Women and Girls

Police chiefs have issued the first ever national threat assessment of crimes posing the most danger to women and girls.   Click here to read the summary document from the… Read more

Foreign Affairs Committee launches Inquiry into international counter-terrorism policy, Call for evidence Open

“This inquiry will scrutinise the UK’s ongoing global counter-terrorism efforts. It will examine the actions taken by the UK to manage, contain and prevent ongoing acts of terrorism emanating overseas,… Read more

Report Launch: Evolving Cyber Operations and Capabilities

Most networks can be breached, and most software has exploitable flaws. This can give unparalleled advantage to attackers, but the situation in Ukraine suggests that an energetic and thorough defense… Read more

Ghost towns no more: Rethinking Urban Resilience for the 21st century

As cities across the UK look to the future, there is a clear and pressing need to rethink how planning and policy decision makers can best support the communities they… Read more

Thames Estuary 2100: Time to Plan and Time to Act

Press release form the Environment Agency sets out their updated plan will take action against rising sea levels in the Thames Estuary.   Click here to read the press release… Read more

Addressing Destabilizing Impacts of Extreme Heat on Global Food Security

Combined with other climatic impacts, extreme heat events exacerbate negative socioeconomic outcomes, undoing development gains and worsening global hunger.   For the most vulnerable, public sector efforts are needed to… Read more