risk management

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

Words into Action guidelines: Multi-hazard early warning systems (Publication and Consultation)

This Words into Action guide aims to promote greater implementation of Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (MHEWS) across all sectors to protect the most exposed populations from disasters. The COVID-19 pandemic… Read more

Can we prevent natural disasters? BBC Inside Science

BBC Radio 4 Inside Science episode –  Can we prevent natural disasters?   BBC Presenter Gaia Vince, speaks with Professor Anastasios Sextos (Bristol University), Executive Director  Bruce Malamud (Durham University),… Read more

New report shows chronic understaffing at local authorities mean only a third of local authorities have enough staff to manage flash flood risk

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) , has published a new report, funded by the Association of SuDS Authorities (ASA) and the Local Government Technical Advisory Group… 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

New research determines glacial ice is melting faster than previously thought

Melting at the interface between ice sheets and the ocean in the Arctic is much more extensive than previously estimated, according to a study published Monday in Proceedings of the… Read more

New resilience and emergencies professional apprenticeship gets approval

The broad purpose of the occupation is to contribute to the local or national resilience and security agendas. They protect and ensure public safety and continuity of essential services by… 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

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