Inquiry launched on Urban Green Spaces

The House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) has launched an inquiry to explore the distribution of urban green spaces across society. The inquiry will investigate how… Read more

BCI Extreme Weather & Climate Change Report 2023

The BCI has released the BCI Extreme Weather & Climate Change Report 2023. The report explores how organisations have been affected by climate-related events and how they plan to mitigate… Read more

London must prepare for 45 Degrees

London Mayor Sadiq Khan recently spoke at the climate summit in New York, warning that London must begin to prepare for 45-degree heat, stating that current city transportation, housing and… Read more

Urban Flood Risk Handbook: Assessing Risk and Identifying Interventions

The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery’s City Resilience Program has published the “Urban Flood Risk Handbook: Assessing Risk and Identifying Interventions”. The guide provides practical methods and case… Read more

Building a stronger response to national emergencies

UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) has published its independent impact evaluation report of the UKRI Research and Innovation funding response to COVID-19. The recently published report provides an independent assessment… Read more

Balancing response and resilience in Europe

Increasing costs of disasters in Europe is unsustainable as funds fail to keep up with need as the climate crisis mounts. The EU civil protection mechanism is operating at its… Read more

TIMES OF CRISIS, TIMES OF CHANGE: Global Sustainable Development Report 2023

The 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) “Times” provides a comprehensive assessment of the current state of the world and the challenges involved in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)…. Read more

Adaptive Social Protection for Effective Crisis Response

The World Bank has published an independent group evaluation of the World Bank’s contribution to Adaptive Social Protection for Effective Crisis Response. The purpose of the evaluation is twofold: (i)… Read more

Case study: Coastal Resilience in East Anglia

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has published an article discussing the causes and effects of coastal erosion in East Anglia, one of the regions with the… Read more

Celebrating 30 Years of Emergency Planning & Resilience: Emergency Planning Society Conference 7th and 8th November 2023

The Emergency Planning Society has announced its 2023 Annual Conference – Celebrating 30 years of Emergency Planning & Resilience. This will take place in Manchester on the 7th and 8th… Read more