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

Toward a framework for systemic multi-hazard and multi-risk assessment and management

Abstract: In our increasingly interconnected world, natural hazards and their impacts spread across geographical, administrative, and sectoral boundaries. Owing to the interrelationships between multi-hazards and socio-economic dimensions, the impacts of these… Read more

Space Threat Assessment 2023

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a bipartisan, non-profit policy research organization dedicated to advancing practical ideas to address the world’s greatest challenges.   CSIS has published… Read more

Disaster Risk financing takes centre stage at G20

The meeting will enable G20 countries to identify opportunities and explore innovative financing mechanisms to reduce the impact of disasters on vulnerable communities   Click here to read the full… Read more

Anticipatory action in practice, policy briefings from global case studies

Six new briefings from the Anticipation Hub explore different aspects of how anticipatory action works in practice. Written by Yolanda Clatworthy, they examine a number of projects that implemented anticipatory… Read more

Public health leaders warn dwindling COVID data risks less preparation for ‘the next outbreak’

While COVID-19 ebbs — and many of the pandemic-era policies on surveillance data and funding wind down with it — the nation’s public health leaders warned senators on Thursday that… Read more

The Local Resilience and Emergency Response Conference 8 June 2023

In December 2022, the UK Government published a new Resilience Framework. This has established new guidelines and demonstrates a keen awareness of the need for a stronger strategic response to… Read more

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Annual Report 2022

Report on the activities and achievements of UNDRR in 2022 and its priorities and plans for 2023. It highlights the initiatives and partnerships that UNDRR has led or supported to… Read more

The National Briefing on Societal Resilience [UK+]

The National Briefing on Societal Resilience [UK+] is produced by Alliance Manchester Business School on behalf of The National Consortium for Societal Resilience [UK+]. The briefing is aimed at practitioners who… Read more

Evidence of positive progress on disaster risk reduction in the humanitarian-development-peace nexus: Thematic report to inform the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework

This report contributes to deepening our collective understanding of the potential role of disaster risk reduction within the humanitarian-development-peace (HDP) nexus; a gap identified as part of the consultative processes… Read more