Today in disaster resilience (21 January 2022)

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Recent emergencies/disasters

Massive eruption at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai produces huge shockwave and 1.2 m high tsunami, Tonga

Pacific volcano: Ash-covered Tonga is like a moonscape say residents

Widespread damage after winter storm spawns multiple tornadoes in Florida, U.S.

Peru – 2 Dead After Tonga Volcano Triggers Coastal Flooding

Madagascar – 10 Killed After Heavy Rains Trigger Floods and Landslides in Antananarivo

Uruguay – Floods in Montevideo After 150mm of Rain in 1 Hour

South Africa – Dozens Evacuate Floods in KZN

Perth heatwave declared as firefighters contain blaze burning near Karrakatta cemetery on 42-degree day

Volcanic activity worldwide 19 Jan 2022: Fuego volcano, Reventador, Sangay, Nevados de Chillán

Iran – 1,200 Homes Damaged After More Floods in Kerman Province

Zambia – Floods Affect Thousands in Southern Province

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Past seven years hottest on record, prompting calls for stronger climate action

South Australia breaks record by running for a week on renewable energy

Record numbers of Americans are alarmed or concerned about climate change

UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2022

Climate crisis could wipe 1% a year off UK economy by 2045, say ministers

Natural Disaster Costs Exceed $250 Billion in 2021 and Worse to Come, Scientists Warn

The problem with the carbon footprint

‘Rivers’ in the sky likely to drench East Asia under climate change’Rivers’%20in%20the%20sky,ScienceDaily.

Painting Barcelona’s rooftops could lower temperatures by up to five degrees, say experts

‘We have a lot to lose’: 16 Minnesota cities declare climate emergency, urge legislative action

New Research Shows How Health Risks to Children Mount as Temperatures Rise

Warm Season and Emergency Department Visits to U.S. Children’s Hospitals

Giant canyon discovered underneath Vanderford Glacier in Antarctica, revealing history behind rising sea levels

2021 was one of the hottest years on record – and it could also be the coldest we’ll ever see again

Disaster risk reduction

Why the volcanic eruption in Tonga was so violent, and what to expect next

First-ever 3D compound inland-coastal flooding guidance system

Building a Resilient Canada

Shock waves, landslides may have caused ‘rare’ volcano tsunami: experts

Flood risk management plans are Scotland’s route map for reducing the effects of flooding on our communities

How Volcanologists Tracked a Violent, Months-Long Eruption

30th Anniversary Disaster Prevention Management Virtual Issue

US plans $50B wildfire fight where forests meet suburbia

Hard truths about a hard time: Marshall Fire devastation illustrates conditions leading to wildfire disaster

Severe Weather in 2021 Caused $2.1 Billion in Insured Damage in Canada

State agencies among groups to criticise Warragamba Dam proposal

“Spacing here was a problem”: Closely built homes helped Marshall firestorm spread, researchers say

The ‘Disasterology’ author wants us to rethink emergency management

Scientists Are Racing to Understand the Fury of Tonga’s Volcano

New simulations can improve avalanche forecasting

Emergency management

Waves from the Tonga tsunami are still being felt in Australia – and even a 50cm surge could knock you off your feet

The Tonga volcanic eruption has revealed the vulnerabilities in our global telecommunication system

Hong Kong quarantine rules are no longer just an inconvenience

Israeli trial, world’s first, finds 4th dose ‘not good enough’ against Omicron

The pandemic’s true death toll: millions more than official counts

Living with endemic Covid will not be painless

FEMA Strategic Plan

All plan B Covid restrictions, including mask wearing, to end in England

This Guidebook describes institutional options, successful characteristics and management lessons based on real-world experience with disaster recovery operations

Disaster education, communications and engagement

Creating effective emergency alerts

The words used in warning communications can powerfully convey risk and encourage immediate behaviours such as moving to a safer area or avoiding floodwaters

Collaborating With Communities: Citizen Science Flood Monitoring in Urban Informal Settlements

New Zealanders need to understand the hazards of volcanoes here

Mauna Loa:Preparing for the next eruption of Earth’s largest active volcano

How to Plan a Tsunami Walk!

Province’s new interactive flood-predicting map ‘basic’ but valuable, says advocate

Psychology and disasters

Repeated exposure to major disasters does not make people mentally stronger

Sociology and disasters

The crisis forces us to consider what kind of society we want to have

Equitable Community Resilience: The Case of Winter Storm Uri in Texas

Coldhearted Policies Put People at Risk of Extreme Heat Work Hazards

Today in disaster resilience (14 January 2022)

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Recent emergencies/disasters

At least 19 dead, including 9 children, in massive fire at NYC apartment; 63 hurt in total

22 freeze to death after unprecedented snowstorm traps thousands of cars in Murree, Pakistan

Tropical Cyclone “Tiffany” to make landfall over the far north Queensland, Australia

Brazil cliff collapse leaves 10 dead

3 people missing, 991 homes destroyed and 127 damaged by catastrophic Marshall Fire in Colorado

Maryborough CBD evacuated as ‘catastrophic failure’ of gates under levee threatens major flooding

Malawi – Houses Destroyed After Flash Floods in Blantyre

Schools closed after shallow M5.5 earthquake, series of aftershocks hit Florina, Greece

Destructive floods hit Eastern Cape, South Africa

Indonesia – Floods in East Java Leave 1 Dead, 1 Missing

Brazil – Rising Rivers Force 700 Families to Evacuate in Pará

What We’re Watching: Weekly Disaster Update

Fiji – Tropical Storm Cody Causes Flooding, 1 Dead, 4,000 Evacuated

Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Fox Islands, Alaska, U.S.

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits near the coast of Cyprus

France – Evacuations After Rivers Flood in South West

Volcanic activity worldwide 12 Jan 2022: Fuego volcano, Karymsky, Shiveluch, Ibu, Sangay, Ruapehu

Brazil – Thousands Displaced After More Floods and Landslides in Minas Gerais

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Plan Mitigates Climate Change, City’s Environmental Racism

COP26 energized the global effort to halt global warming. Research is now crucial to monitoring progress and creating solutions

The Uncertain Future of Antarctica’s Melting Ice

Climate crisis: last seven years the hottest on record, 2021 data shows

Amsterdam’s floating suburb offers solutions to rising waters

Climate change destroying homes across the Arctic

Sedimentation strategies provide effective but limited mitigation of relative sea-level rise in the Mekong delta

Carbon offset credits set to soar on net zero ambitions

Hurricanes, cold waves, tornadoes: Weather disasters in USA dominate natural disaster losses in 2021

Global long-term mapping of surface temperature shows intensified intra-city urban heat island extremes

How coastal cities can build climate resilience as the clock ticks

Meet the scientist moms fighting climate change for their children

‘Extraordinarily warm’: winter is fastest-heating season in most of US

Contiguous U.S. ranked fourth warmest during 2021; 20 billion-dollar disasters identified

Global Warming’s Six Americas, September 2021

‘Rapid stop’ to CO2 emissions needed to limit global warming to 1.5C, says Met Office

Impacts of super typhoons and climate change

Permafrost carbon emissions in a changing Arctic

Australia matches its hottest day on record as Western Australia town goes above 50C

2021 was 45th year in a row with a warmer-than-normal global temperature

2021 officially New Zealand’s hottest year on record, Niwa says

Heat-health advisories to farmers in rural Jalna district, Maharastra state, India

Disaster risk reduction

Plumes of rock that feed volcanic hotspots are surprisingly cold

What is the value of a wave? How changes to our coastline could wipe out surfing’s benefits

GP2022: Website and registration launched for the Seventh Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

How can we Optimize Data and Modeling Techniques to Respond to the Effects of Climate Change, Disaster Management and the Security

A Quarter of U.S. Roads Could Be Regularly Flooded in 30 Years

Cities boosted rain, sent storms to the suburbs during Europe’s deadly summer floods

Insurance isn’t enough: Governments need to do better on natural disaster resilience

Enhancing warnings

2021 Was One of the Deadliest and Costliest Years for Climate Disasters

Stop blaming the climate for disasters

Data collection critical to disaster mitigation

Property owners could be hit with higher insurance bills or find themselves uninsurable after a catastrophic infrastructure failure flooded the Queensland city of Maryborough

Health Impacts of Air Pollution from Australian Megafires

Disaster resilience quantification of communities: A risk-based approach

What do large-scale patterns teach us about extreme precipitation over the Mediterranean at medium- and extended-range forecasts?

Warragamba Dam heritage assessment ‘manifestly inadequate’: archaeologists

In Haiti, disaster risks linger as another earthquake anniversary passes

Global Risks Report 2022

The Deadly Dynamics of Colorado’s Marshall Fire

Sequence of tectonic earthquakes under the summit of Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand

Natural Disasters Data Book 2020

Gauging the resilience of complex networks

Urban floods are becoming more common as a result of increasing urbanisation, poor urban planning, and climate change. A new report by PlanAdapt explores how African cities are rising to the challenge, and how their work can inspire others

Fire management in Australia has reached a crossroads and ‘business as usual’ won’t cut it

Current and future flood risk in Luxembourg

Rainy days harm the economy

Challenges Associated with Creeping Disasters in Disaster Risk Science and Practice: Considering Disaster Onset Dynamics

Emergency management

COVID vaccines for ages 5 to 11 start today but can schools to open safely in the shadow of Omicron?

Covid: UK records more than 150,000 deaths

China’s Tianjin testing all 14 million residents after Omicron found

How do death rates from COVID-19 differ between people who are vaccinated and those who are not?

As omicron spreads, Europe scrambles to shore up health care

‘Hero’ police captain dies while rescuing Eastern Cape flood victims

Stories of survival emerge from Gympie floods as horses tread water for hours

Typhoon Rai’s trail of destruction in the Philippines reignites loss and damage calls

This Fire Apparatus has Two Engines, 56,000-Gallon Tank Capacity and a Caboose

U.S. May Soon See Sharp Drop in Omicron Cases, Experts Say

Assessment of Top-Down Design of Tsunami Evacuation Strategies Based on Drill and Modelled Data

Disaster education, communications and engagement

Learn About Earthquake Hazards

Citizen Science Helps Communities Participate in, Understand, and Trust Science

Indie City-Building Games Finally Reckon With Climate Change

Teaching about volcanoes

When Science Meets the Public, Communication Matters

Public safety messages for floods and storms

Attentiveness to Early Warning Drought Information: Implications for Policy Support and Climate Risk Reduction in Ghana

Psychology and disasters

Climate disasters trigger mental health crisis in Pakistan’s mountains

Farmers tell of frantic rescue efforts as Gympie floods sweep Victorian father, daughter away

Sociology and disasters

Book Review: Cities in the Anthropocene: New Ecology and Urban Politics by Ihnji Jon

Did Volcanoes Accelerate the Fall of Chinese Dynasties?

Building Resilience of the Urban Poor in Indonesia

In Bihar, women face floods and increasing violence

Today in disaster resilience (31 December 2021)

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Recent emergencies/disasters

Brazil – Dam collapses prompting urgent evacuation

Spain declares end to La Palma volcano eruption

9 feet of snow wallops California mountains as brutal cold invades U.S.

Extreme rainfall hits Brazilian state of Bahia, causing catastrophic damage

Very strong M7.3 earthquake hits Barat Daya Islands at intermediate depth, Indonesia

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

New Data on Earth’s Youngest Glacier Reveals a Healthy Fellow, while Earth’s Ice Elsewhere is Losing its Battle Against Global Warming

2021’s climate disasters revealed an east-west weather divide, with one side of the country too wet, the other dangerously dry

Floods getting bigger and more frequent, says river expert

Affluent seaside landowners plead for help in SC’s battle against rising ocean

A new report by Christian Aid, Counting the cost 2021: a year of climate breakdown identifies 15 of the most destructive climate disasters of the year

Social Cost of Carbon

Why WA’s south-west is drying out at one of the worst rates in the world

The US could reliably run on clean energy by 2050

Deadly heat and extreme rainfall: This is what the world will be like if the temperature rises by 3 degrees, according to researchers

2021 Arctic Report Card: image highlights

It Keeps on Raining Too Much Too Fast

Rainfall in the Arctic will soon be more common than snowfall

Three loud climate warning signals

In Australia’s climate wars, delay and deception are the new denial

Poleward expansion of tropical cyclone latitudes in warming climates

Alaska ‘Icemageddon’ warning follows heat record

World’s largest offshore wind farm generates first power

Disaster risk reduction

The pandemic is a warning: we must take care of the earth, our only home

The Cost of Natural Disasters on Communities, the Environment

Canada wasn’t prepared for natural disasters in 2021 — and next year threatens a repeat,Canada%20wasn’t%20prepared%20for%20natural%20disasters%20in%202021%20%E2%80%94%20and,increasingly%20volatile%20and%20dangerous%20climate.

We can build homes to survive tornadoes like Kentucky suffered. We just haven’t

No brainer’ to raise Warragamba Dam wall

Prediction of severe adverse events, modes of action and drug treatments for COVID-19’s complications

The increased number and severity of wildfires increase in recent years had led to a sharp rise in insurers’ decisions not to renew homeowners’ policies in California or to write new business there

New Bradfield scheme on agenda as north Queensland prepares for floods

Catalogue of Nature-Based Solutions for Urban Resilience

2021: The Year in Volcanic Activity

A Numerical Investigation of the Characteristics of Seismic Signals Induced by Rockfalls

Flood disaster takes bite out of B.C. economy, sends infrastructure wake-up call

Transposing flood risk from extreme rainfall events: A case study of Hurricane Harvey

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Dam failures cap a year of disasters

Emergency management

More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Omicron escapes the majority of existing SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies

Christmas miracle: German flood victims receive tiny houses

Simultaneous compound disasters from COVID-19 and catastrophic flooding

FEMA offers cash to cover COVID-19 funeral costs

Fauci suggests people steer clear from large New Year’s Eve parties: “I would stay away from that”

The virus antidote: political leadership, progressive government, public services

CDC: Omicron made up 59% of virus cases last week

Omicron Variant Might Help Defend Against Delta, Lab Study Suggests

French daily Covid cases above 200,000 as Italy introduces stricter green pass

Brazil government to send relief funds to flood-ravaged northeast

Malaysia floods: Country seeks UN climate adaptation funds for the first time

With omicron, it may be harder to tell if you have COVID, the common cold or flu

Disaster education, communications and engagement

Engaging communities with Canada’s earthquake early warning system

School Pupils in Osaka are Champions for Avoidable Deaths from Tsunamis

Stories of cultural burning in southern Australia

Psychology and disasters

The pandemic has caused nearly two years of collective trauma. Many people are near a breaking point

Worry and behaviour at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak: results from three UK surveys

A lesson in tornadoes’ wake: Warnings work, but human response is key

Flood Disaster Risk, Sense of Place, and Preparedness of Entrepreneurs in Communities along a River

Sociology and disasters

Has the pandemic fundamentally changed our ethics?

Today in disaster resilience (24 December 2021)

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Recent emergencies/disasters

One dead, two people critical after severe storm hits Sydney’s northern beaches

Typhoon Rai: rescue efforts continue after strongest storm to hit Philippines this year

Widespread floods destroy more than 1 400 homes, leave 15 people dead and 9 missing in the Republic of Congo

Typhoon Rai kills 375 in the Philippines, military deployed to help affected areas

Widespread floods hit Malaysia after more than a month’s worth of rain in 1 day

High-level eruption at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, Tonga

Volcanic activity worldwide 23 Dec 2021: Fuego volcano, Shiveluch, Piton de la Fournaise, Sangay

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

La Niña just raised sea levels in the western Pacific by up to 20cm. This height will be normal by 2050

Scientists extend and straighten iconic climate “hockey stick”

Himalayan glaciers melting at ‘exceptional rate’

WAMPUM: An Indigenous-Designed Path to Sea Level Rise Adaptation

Hot in the city: Teaching Europe how to live on a warmer planet

U.N. climate chief: COP26 put nations on notice to act fast

Heatwave fatalities in Australia: a new analysis

Is it possible to achieve net-zero emissions?

Dunes Dance to a New Rhythm in Climate Change

2021: A Year in Photos From the Front Lines of the Climate Crisis

From floods and wildfires to inaction and urgency: These are the top climate and weather stories of 2021

Current coal phaseout pledges ‘absolutely not enough’, warn experts

Unprecedented die-offs, melting ice: Climate change is wreaking havoc in the Arctic and beyond

Addressing Climate Migration

2021 brought a wave of extreme weather disasters. Scientists say worse lies ahead

North America Climate Resilience Program

Consumer Activism on Global Warming, September 2021

Disaster risk reduction

New volcano activity monitoring method enhances early warning,are%20in%20the%20Aleutian%20Islands.

Global Community Steps Up with $93 Billion Support Package to Boost Resilient Recovery in World’s Poorest Countries,more%20resilient%2C%20and%20inclusive%20future.

Increasing flood resilience in the Great River Ouse

Dual-Objective-Based Tornado Design Philosophy

Researchers analyzed 36 years of data to understand how atmospheric rivers and other factors drive chronic coastal flooding

A Rapid Prediction Model of Urban Flood Inundation in a High-Risk Area Coupling Machine Learning and Numerical Simulation Approaches

UH leads game-changing earthquake, tsunami undersea early warning system

Quantile-Based Hydrological Modelling

Thailand’s population of nearly 70 million to be protected by new early warning and hazard monitoring technologies

Pandemic weather: The effect of COVID-19 on lightning

Emergency management

Omicron ‘is going to take over’ this winter, and Fauci says Americans should brace for a ‘tough few weeks to months’

Omicron, Africa, and the Need for Much Better Policy from High-Income Countries

Moderna says booster shot of its COVID-19 vaccine should protect against Omicron

Covid: Christmas travel will fuel spread of Omicron, US expert warns

‘Another storm coming’: WHO warns of Omicron surge in Europe

Philippine supertyphoon Rai ‘exceeded all predictions’ – forecaster

Global COVID-19 vaccine distribution map

Omicron wave appears milder, but concern remains

Omicron overpowers key COVID antibody treatments in early tests

Omicron up to 70% less likely to need hospital care

Second Royal Caribbean ship has COVID-19 outbreak and is denied entry to Curacao and Aruba

Disaster education, communications and engagement

In a series of public education programs and workshops, researchers in Canada are engaging with communities and other stakeholders to develop an earthquake early warning system

Reviewing volcano hazard and risk communications in Ecuador: experiences from a fast-format workshop

Super Volcanoes book

What Have We Learnt About Crisis Communications in 2021?

Disaster communications with resettled refugees: Six principles of engagement

Psychology and disasters

American Attitudes About Vaccine Globalism

They Survived the Wildfires. Then Came the PTSD

Assisting persons with severe mental illness can mitigate or prevent adverse outcomes

COVID-19: Impact of lockdown on children’s development will ‘last for years and years’

Predictors of hurricane evacuation decisions: A meta-analysis

“It became trying to save as much as we could” – Resident speaks about flooding hell one year on

Sociology and disasters

Early Insights from the Equity-First Vaccination Initiative

Unraveling the complexity of human behavior and urbanization on community vulnerability to floods

Today in disaster resilience (17 December 2021)

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Recent emergencies/disasters

Intense deluge forces evacuations in France

‘Quad-State Tornado’ crossed four states in four hours, a rare December tornado

Violent tornado outbreak hits U.S. South and Midwest, leaving up to 100 people dead

Intense Storms Cause Flooding, Bridge Collapse in Western Greece

Spain – Rain Triggers Deadly Floods and Landslides in Navarre

More than 835 000 people affected by floods in South Sudan

Severe thunderstorms hit Eastern Cape, claiming 6 lives and damaging more than 1 000 homes, South Africa

Congo-Brazzaville – Floods in Leave 15 Dead, 9 Missing and Thousands Displaced

Papua New Guinea – Coastal Floods Affect Thousands

Severe damage across Visayas from Typhoon Odette’s rampage

Volcanic activity worldwide 16 Dec 2021: Santiaguito volcano, Fuego, Reventador, Sangay, Ruapehu

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Fleeing global warming? ‘Climate havens’ aren’t ready for you yet

The Politics of Our Climate Attribution Obsession

Explainer: Was Deadly Tornado Storm System Related To Climate Change?

Scientists Find a New Source of a Greenhouse Gas Emissions in The Siberian Permafrost

FEMA chief says powerful storms ‘new normal’ in era of climate change

Protect or retreat: rising seas threaten Canada’s Atlantic and Pacific Coasts

‘2.4C is a death sentence’: Vanessa Nakate’s fight for the forgotten countries of the climate crisis

“This Isn’t a Natural Disaster”: Climate Scientist Michael Mann on Deadly Tornadoes in 8 States

A new report outlines how Australia is being left behind in the global race to urgently reduce emissions during the 2020s to avoid catastrophic climate change

Canada on track to reduce fossil fuel use by 62% by 2050

Thwaites: Antarctic glacier heading for dramatic change

Landfills Belch Climate-Warming Methane. Even the EPA Doesn’t Know How Much

The Arctic has a new record high temperature, according to the U.N.

2021 was a remarkable year for Earth’s climate

Near-term transition and longer-term physical climate risks of greenhouse gas emissions pathways

Conversations, culture and constructive climate action

November 2021: Earth’s 4th-warmest November on record

How rising groundwater caused by climate change could devastate coastal communities

How Climate Change is Impacting Extreme Weather Events in Germany

Tornadoes and climate change: What a warming world means for deadly twisters and the type of storms that spawn them

Australia forecast to have summer of extreme heatwaves and floods

Climate of chaos: Stanford researchers show why heat may make weather less predictable

In praise of ‘Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction’

The Arctic is warming four times faster than the rest of the world

Here’s what we know about corporate climate ambition

2021 Arctic Report Card: Winter sea ice pack likely thinnest on record

Time lag between intervention and actual CO2 decrease could still lead to climate tipping point

This BAMS special report presents assessments of how human-caused climate change may have affected the strength and likelihood of individual extreme events

Disaster risk reduction

How the ‘deadly December tornado’ carved a 250-mile path through 4 states

Indigenous-led action plan focused on flood strategy for entire Lower Mainland

A framework for global science in support of risk-informed sustainable development and planetary health

Why the southern US is prone to December tornadoes

Three Questions About Last Weekend’s Devastating Tornado Outbreak

Evidence for Shared Earthquakes Between San Andreas and San Jacinto Faults

Estimation of levee breach discharge hydrographs: comparison of inverse approaches

As floods slam more U.S. firms, $50 billion economic drag expected in 2022

How to select the most suitable fuel management strategies to reduce bushfire risk

Environmental Sensors to improve bushfire prediction capabilities

Malawi: New early warning system to reduce mortalities and loss

A massive underground tunnel may be the way to alleviate Houston’s flooding, Army Corps says

Chennai’s floods: the city has learned nothing from the past – here’s what it can do

Emergency management

Grenfell delivers yet more horrors. But the guilty still fail to take responsibility

Crews search for the missing in Kentucky after devastating tornadoes

Caldor Fire suspects: Son converted firearm into a machine gun, district attorney says

Latest edition of Fire Australia magazine

A new set of evidence-based resources for people and organisations engaged in disaster recovery

What South Africa needs to do to exit the pandemic state of disaster

Why did the early warning system fail to save the lives of residents around Mount Semeru?

The NSW and Australian Government have committed over $790 million to support recovery, repair and rebuilding efforts of storm and flood impacted regions

S. Africa reports record daily COVID-19 cases as Omicron spreads

U.K. Sets New Record For Daily Covid-19 Cases

Broadly neutralizing antibodies overcome SARS-CoV-2 Omicron antigenic shift

B.C. paramedics, firefighters to be given more medical powers to assist in emergencies

UN chief: ‘We cannot defeat a pandemic in an uncoordinated way’

Cautious clean-up on La Palma as hopes rise for end to volcano eruption

Disaster education, communications and engagement

National Award Winners and Finalists

Australian Warning System: Know the signs

Improving Tornado Warnings Will Help Save Lives

Not just the weather: How TV meteorologists influence the public’s views on climate

Psychology and disasters

Survivors describe the fear and horror they endured as tornadoes tore through the southern and central US

Exploring the Long-Term Impact of Cascading Disasters in the U.S. Virgin Islands on High School Student and Teacher Mental Health and Resilience

Black Dog Institute Bush Fire Support Service

Prepare for the upcoming disaster season with free trauma training

6 Ways to Help Someone with PTSD

Brain study on how to slow down climate change

Mental health during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada

Sociology and disasters

NZ’s social cohesion post-Covid still unclear — researchers

New Research Shows Household Income Impacts of Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, Need for More Equitable Climate Resilience Planning for Cities

Informal social support and disaster preparedness: Mediating roles of perceived collective efficacy and self-efficacy

Today in disaster resilience (10 December 2021)

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Recent emergencies/disasters

At least 15 killed, 27 missing and 57 injured after massive eruption at Semeru volcano, Indonesia

Floods cut off communities in South Sudan’s Unity state

Indonesia volcano erupts again, hampering rescue operations

Omicron looks set to cause a huge wave of covid-19 around the world

Bus carrying members of choir is swept away by raging flood in Kenya killing more than 20 people

Storm Barra hits: Forty flood alerts as UK battered by 70mph winds

Indonesia – Floods in West Nusa Tenggara Affect Over 60,000

Emergency services are fighting two out of control bushfires in WA’s South West

Volcanic activity worldwide 9 Dec 2021: Fuego volcano, Semeru, Reventador, La Palma

Brazil – Deadly Floods and Landslides in Bahia After Heavy Rain

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Earth is getting a black box to record our climate change actions, and it’s already started listening

Climate inaction will cost G7 countries ‘billions’

Around the world, these are just some of the cities at risk of rising sea levels

From Siberia to the U.S, wildfires broke emissions records this year

Picturing the future of complex, cascading climate risks

The world’s newest nation is both drying up and drowning

California’s water supplies are in trouble as climate change worsens natural dry spells, especially in the Sierra Nevada

Firestorm, Greg Mullins: Former Commissioner is ready to face firestorm again

Dictionary update shows how changing climate changes language, and much more

Extreme lack of sea ice in Hudson Bay puts polar bears under pressure

FEMA resources for climate resilience

Climate Avisory Council Annual Review

U.S. had its 3rd-warmest autumn on record, 7th-warmest November

As climate ‘net-zero’ plans grow, so do concerns from scientists

Disaster risk reduction

An interview with dendrochronologist and fire historian Tom Swetnam

Pandemic exposed UK is vulnerable to variety of extreme risks without adequate Government planning

Did poor government handling in Kerala cause 2018 floods? Yes, says CAG

Research into ground improvement technique ahead of earthquakes

New type of earthquake discovered

Payouts may keep climbing due to severe weather

To Counter Rise in Flooding From Mountains to the Coast, North Carolina Looks to Nature

Understanding the effects of partisan identity on climate change

Preparing for Extreme Risks: Building a Resilient Society

Mount Semeru’s deadly eruption was triggered by rain and storms, making it much harder to predict

Is “Fuel Reduction” Justified as Fire Management in Spotted Owl Habitat?

New research makes waves tackling the future of tsunami monitoring and modeling

Simulations show how earthquake early warning might be improved for magnitude-9 earthquakes

La Niña expected to intensify global rain and drought after second consecutive year

Asia Pacific Typhoon Collaborative Research Centre launched

We are professional fire watchers, and we’re astounded by the scale of fires in remote Australia right now

Bottom-up innovations in natural hazard risk management in Austria

Use the interactive mapping tools to better visualize the frequency and cost of billion-dollar weather and climate events

Real-time coastal flood hazard assessment using DEM-based hydrogeomorphic classifiers

Wildfire Resilience and the Role of Landscapes–19441

Emergency management

Doctors ‘incredibly frustrated’ that unvaccinated Covid patients are delaying NHS operations

Omicron variant found in at least 15 US states

Omicron Cases at Norway Christmas Party Provide Clues on New Variant’s Spread

2 Louisiana insurance companies fail after Hurricane Ida

Sydney and Melbourne office workers slowly returning after COVID lockdowns

In the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion, The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster services was born

Omicron’s less severe cases prompt cautious optimism in South Africa

The herd-immunity threshold must be updated for multi-vaccine strategies and multiple variants

Six months after Melamchi floods in Nepal, no respite for displaced people

B.C. moves to recovery management phase after floods; most military leaving province

Females more likely than males to experience long-term COVID-19 symptoms, small study suggests

Newfound flavor of omicron variant may be harder to track

Disaster education, communications and engagement

Pro-Trump counties now have far higher COVID death rates. Misinformation is to blame

Crowdsourcing triggers rapid, reliable earthquake locations

Why e-learning is key to building disaster-proof education

Role of frequency modulation radio in disaster communication: A case study of Pakistan earthquake

Taking protective action during floods and storms

Making the shaking count — high schoolers in Puerto Rico set up earthquake alerts with Raspberry Shake

Psychology and disasters

Climate Extremes Can Produce ‘Vicarious Trauma’, Even From a Distance

New research reveals the economic costs of behavioral responses to the pandemic in the U.S.

Sociology and disasters

COVID-19 Vaccinations: Visualizing a Year of Global Progress and Inequity

National Narcissism predicts the Belief in and the Dissemination of Conspiracy Theories During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence From 56 Countries

Modeling the Impacts of Urban Flood Risk Management on Social Inequality

New research demonstrates the inherent inequities of flood protection and offers a better understanding of flooding cost and health impacts

Today in disaster resilience (3 December 2021)

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Recent emergencies/disasters

Severe flood hits Malta during one of the country’s worst storms ever

Powerful M7.5 earthquake hits northern Peru

Canberra’s rainiest November on record

NSW floods and wet weather: towns along Hunter River ordered to evacuate

Malta – Dramatic Flood Rescues After Month’s Worth of Rain in 24 Hours

La Palma, Canary Islands: eruption Sep 2021 – updates

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Izu Islands, Japan

Thirty year flood record smashed as hundreds flee homes in Queensland

Spain – Dozens Evacuated After More Floods in North

Prepare for more extreme weather, Britons warned in wake of Storm Arwen

Vietnam – Floods leave 10 dead, missing in central Vietnam

Queensland floods: second death in six days after 73-year-old’s ute swept into creek

All of southwest B.C. under flood watch as 3rd consecutive storm rolls through

Volcanic activity worldwide 1 Dec 2021: Vulcano volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Merapi, Grímsvötn

Vietnam – 18 Dead or Missing as Floods Worsen

Colombia – Flash Floods Damage Dozens of Homes in Medellín

Thailand – Floods Affect 100,000 in Southern Provinces

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Megafires that burn more than a million hectares increasing due to climate change, CSIRO finds

Top climate scientists are sceptical that nations will rein in global warming

Relentless Drought, Fatal Flooding: Kenyans Find Climate Solutions Under Threat of Extreme Weather

Demand-side solutions to climate change mitigation consistent with high levels of well-being

Climate change and community flood resilience in Tabasco, Mexico

Rain to replace snow in the Arctic as climate heats, study finds

Quest begins to drill Antarctica’s oldest ice

Gamifying tools to improve the resilience of Europe’s historic areas to climate change

Coal use to peak in 2026 as renewables surge past forecasts

The rising cost of the climate crisis in flooded South Sudan

Upping the ante? The effects of “emergency” and “crisis” framing in climate change news

Avoiding temperature ‘overshoot’ reduces multiple climate change risks, say scientists

Study finds Atlantic hurricanes becoming more frequent, destructive

Using AIR’s New Modeling Framework to Understand Climate Change Impacts

Disaster risk reduction

Recent changes to Arctic river discharge

How do trees help mitigate flood risk?

We Really Can’t Stop Natural Disasters, We Can Only Hope to Contain Them

Disaster risk reduction and the limits of truisms: Improving the knowledge and practice interface

Yes, it’s rocket science: Australia needs eyes in space to monitor our tinderbox landscape

Glacial lake outburst floods: A shared risk across the Hindu Kush Himalayas

After Wildfire, How Do We Rebuild for a “Resilient Recovery”?

Mainstreaming forecast based action into national disaster risk management systems: experience from drought risk management in Kenya

Why are homes still being built along rivers? Flooded residents disagree on the solution

South Korea all set to get ‘world’s first sustainable floating city’

As floods worsen, Uganda moves to protect its vanishing wetlands

How Can FEMA and Flood Insurance Keep Up with Rising Flood Risks?

COVID-19: How much will it cost to prepare the world for the next pandemic?

Latest edition of Molino Stewart’s ‘Floodplain Manager’ newsletter

Emergency management

Why WHO chose ‘Omicron’ not ‘Xi’ for new COVID variant

Biden’s Response To Omicron Covid Variant Underscores Best Practices For Managing A Crisis

Covid: Travel and mask rules tightened over Omicron variant

Omicron COVID variant underlines need for global ‘pandemic treaty’

Omicron throws spotlight on South Africa’s faltering vaccination campaign

What happened to our national emergency stockpiles?

First U.S. Case of Omicron Variant Found in California

Australian doctors have made a dire prediction on bushfire deaths

We saw Omicron coming, but we didn’t think to act

Disaster education, communications and engagement

Entertainment-Education Campaigns and COVID-19: How Three Global Organizations Adapted the Health Communication Strategy for Pandemic Response and Takeaways for the Future

Comic worksheets for integrated disaster risk reduction learning in the subject of Geography

No time for complacency about flooding

How to tell a compelling story in scientific presentations

Psychology and disasters

Heavy rains drench British Columbians with more climate anxiety

The effects of a hurricane don’t end when the wind stops blowing

Sociology and disasters

Hurricanes may not discriminate, but governments and utility companies do, our research finds

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Uncovering ties between Social Capital and COVID-19 Outcomes at Local Levels’t_You_Be_My_Neighbor_Uncovering_ties_between_Social_Capital_and_COVID-19_Outcomes_at_Local_Levels

When ‘hunker down’ isn’t an option: The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season showed how low-income communities face the highest risks

Communities of color lead the way to a resilient future

Today in disaster resilience (26 November 2021)

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Recent emergencies/disasters

Heavy rain in India leaves 17 dead, dozens missing as rescue teams look for survivors

Colombia – Thousands Hit by Floods After Rivers Overflow in Chocó

Panama – Deadly Flash Floods in Panama Province

India – Andhra Pradesh Floods Turn Deadly

Indonesia – Floods Affect Over 25,000 in Sumatra, 4 Killed in Java Landslide

La Palma, Canary Islands: eruption Sep 2021 – updates

Volcanic activity worldwide 25 Nov 2021: Stromboli volcano, Fuego, Karymsky, Semeru, Grímsvötn

Spain – Floods in North Prompt Evacuations and Helicopter Rescues

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Extreme heat events jeopardize cardiovascular health, experts warn

Hot in the city: can a ban on dark roofs cool Sydney?

‘An invisible hazard’: Warming cities hire chief heat officers to tackle growing threat

Warming Events Could Destabilize The Antarctic Ice Sheet Soon. Very Soon

‘Inconceivable’: Hunter coal plan may spell disaster for prime wine country

A physical and virtual Hub at COP26 and the home of Race to Resilience

Hurricanes expected to linger over Northeast cities, causing greater damage

Countries may be under-reporting their greenhouse gas emissions – that’s why accurate monitoring is crucial

Canada’s flood havoc after summer heatwave shows how climate disasters combine to do extra damage

In major shift, experts say climate change finally being recognized as public health issue

Dancing on the edge of climate disaster

Canadians increasingly impatient with climate-change deniers: poll

The seas are coming for us in Kiribati. Will Australia rehome us?

New homes in England to have electric car chargers by law

Australia declares La Niña phenomenon has begun

The Arctic Ocean began warming decades earlier than previously thought, new research shows

Adapting to rising sea levels in Marshall Islands

Government warns climate crisis is increasing risk of flooding ahead of extra wet winter

New York’s Right to ‘a Healthful Environment’ Could Be Bad News for Fossil Fuel Interests

Canada’s climate change efforts going from ‘failure to failure,’ says commissioner’s report

Germany to fast-track coal exit to 2030, and 80 pct renewables under new coalition

Disaster risk reduction

A new empirical equation for predicting the maximum initial amplitude of submarine landslide-generated waves

The Future of Flooding in Canada

Building the case for a flood forecasting and early warning system in Senegal using satellite climate and environmental data

A doomed Sumas dike failed as predicted. Many other levees could be next

More than 5,000 homes in England approved to be built in flood zones

Effectiveness of an adaptive flood management strategy using riparian risk assessment and a tolerability criterion

Practice makes perfect: forecast-based action in Mali

Flood funding slashed in reconciliation package

Enhancing West Africa’s resiliency against flooding

This report appeals to relevant stakeholders to take actions that not only support SMEs, but promote overall resilience and mutual benefit

Integrated flood management based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point approach

Flood management in B.C. is left up to municipalities. Should it be?

Assessing options for Natural flood Management in the Moss Brook catchment

Treasure-trove of 2010-2016 Canterbury earthquake liquefaction case histories shared

Emergency management

Military joins efforts to rescue animals in Abbotsford flood zone

Severe Flooding in the Pacific Northwest

Covid vaccines: How fast is progress around the world?

New push in Arizona to study cancer dangers for wildland firefighters

Emergency managers in the U.S. are overwhelmingly white men. Susamma Seeley wants to change that

NSW Ambulance sorry for failing to protect female paramedic from repeated sexual harassment by Upper Hunter station manager

Covid: New heavily mutated variant B.1.1.529 in South Africa raises concern

Scientists call for travel ‘code red’ over Covid variant found in southern Africa

Slovaks lock down to slow world’s highest COVID-19 infection rate

Bulk of Africa’s doctors and nurses are battling the pandemic without Covid vaccine protection, says WHO

Cost of damage from B.C. flooding could be ‘catastrophic,’ expert says

Solomons police overrun, Australia deploying support personnel

Do Wisconsin’s local fire and emergency medical services need resuscitation?

Disaster education, communications and engagement

Prize-winning photos capture the grit and suffering of flood survivors in South Sudan

Climate Change Education provides one of the most important channels to address inequities and empower children and youth globally as proactive drivers of change

Citizen Science for Disasters: A Guide for Community Groups

Flood resilience building through local community action in ger areas of Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia

How would you cope in a London flood? Take this two minute test

 Psychology and disasters

Floods and wildfires are now normal life in small-town Canada

Feeling anxious about climate change? Experts say you’re not alone

Development and evaluation of a VR research tool to study wayfinding behaviour in a multi-story building

The pandemic and children’s long term emotional and social development

Sociology and disasters

The benefits of social infrastructure and civic ties in uncertain times

Disaster Anthropology

Today in disaster resilience (19 November 2021)

Please find below a list of links to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news recently…

Recent emergencies/disasters

NSW and Victoria floods: rivers break banks as rain and wind lash Australia’s eastern states

River towns Forbes, Cowra, Cottons Weir and Nanami brace for flooding as dam spills

Strong and shallow M6.0 and M6.4 earthquakes hit southern Iran

Floods overwhelm Lagos communities, wreck 25 vehicles

Italy – 1 Dead, Many Rescued After Floods in Sardinia

Egypt – 3 Dead, Hundreds Injured After Floods Trigger Scorpion Infestation

Torrential rain, floods and mudslides cut Vancouver off from rest of Canada by road

Severe damage after cricket ball-sized hail hits Lydenburg, South Africa

Canada and USA – Hundreds Rescued or Evacuated After Floods and Landslides in West

Bolivia – Deadly Flash Floods in La Paz Department

Destructive tornado hits Sicily, killing one and injuring 2 others, Italy

Colombia – Floods and Landslides in Quindio, Antioquia, Risaralda and Cauca

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Pacific Island leaders vow to ‘phase up’ climate diplomacy after COP26

‘You can’t live in a swamp’: Virginia fishing village threatened by rising sea levels

COP26 Wrap: Australian and global reactions to the ‘Glasgow Climate Pact’

Cop26: the goal of 1.5C of climate heating is alive, but only just

New Ways for Dynamical Prediction of Extreme Heat Waves

‘Ultimately uninhabitable’: western Sydney’s legacy of planning failure

‘Watered-down hope’: Experts wanted more from climate pact

The Keeling Curve is a daily record of global atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration maintained by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego

Greta Thunberg: ‘COP26 even watered down the blah, blah, blah’

COP26 deal: how rich countries failed to meet their obligations to the rest of the world

We need to design housing for Indigenous communities that can withstand the impacts of climate change

Climate change is supercharging the water cycle, making the heaviest rains of each year heavier

Dark roofs ditched, commercial buildings must be net-zero from 2022: NSW Planning Minister

UK Institutions Are Woefully Underestimating the Risks They Face From Climate

Global warming speeds up the frequency of extreme hot weather and rainfall

Deforestation can raise local temperatures by up to 4.5℃ – and heat untouched areas 6km away

Did COP26 deliver for flood prone communities across the globe?

5 sustainable solutions to help tackle extreme heat in South Asia

Climate hazards are increasing in frequency and severity across Europe; new regional overview published

Disaster risk reduction

Flood control lessons from the Dutch as we enter a wetter future

Hewlett Packard Enterprise builds supercomputer to improve weather predictions for Denmark, Iceland, Ireland and The Netherlands

Fifth Arab Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Rabat

Does Future Miami Really Flood Like That?

Natural hazards and climate change are not drivers of disasters

Coastal defences need $30bn boost to prevent Australian homes becoming uninhabitable

Tropical cyclone frequency

Using risk management principles to protect vulnerable communities from climate-related disasters

Global patterns of disaster and climate risk—an analysis of the consistency of leading index-based assessments and their results

Seismic shockwave pattern may be redirecting earthquake damage

8 major cities that are threatened by wildfires right now

How bad is the Pacific north-west flooding and what caused it?

Expanding our ML-based flood forecasting

Forecasting Compound Floods in Complex Coastal Regions

Using Drones to Fight Floods

Europe’s COVID death toll could rise by hundreds of thousands

Canada struggles to reach 18,000 stranded by flood waters

Valuing the Impacts of Landslides: A Choice Experiment Approach

Emergency management

Covid is surging in Europe. Experts say it’s a warning for the U.S.

Experts say B.C. rainstorms highlight increasing flood risks and need to prepare

Germany: Building back sustainably after a flood

No, vaccinated people are not ‘just as infectious’ as unvaccinated people if they get COVID

U.S. Forest Service: We do not have a ‘let it burn’ wildfire policy. We never have

Europe’s least-vaccinated countries are back in pandemic crisis

Agricultural disaster after record rains cause catastrophic floods in British Columbia, Canada

It could take weeks to begin repairing ‘unprecedented’ damage to B.C.’s highway system, experts say

Disaster education, communications and engagement

The Behaviors and Attitudes of U.S. Adults on Twitter

cop26 Twitter NodeXL SNA Map and Report

Run Uphill for a Tsunami, Downhill for a Landslide

Mobile Alert and Warning in the United States and Japan: Confronting the Challenges of International Harmonization

Psychology and disasters

B.C. farmers in a terrible dilemma: Stay to protect their animals or leave them behind

Correlating heatwaves and relative humidity with suicide (fatal intentional self-harm)

Sociology and disasters

Will the Climate Crisis Cause the Collapse of Society?

Today in disaster resilience (12 November 2021)

Please find below a list of links to some aspects of disaster resilience that were in the news recently…

Recent emergencies/disasters

Bosnia – Floods Prompt Evacuations and Cause Power Outages

Indonesia – Flash Floods in Batu City Leave at Least 6 Dead

9 dead, 2 missing after floods hit Sri Lanka and southern India

India – Floods Hit Tamil Nadu, More Severe Weather Forecast

New lava delta forming at La Palma, over 2 600 homes destroyed since the start of eruption, Canary Islands

Phenomenal rainfall totals hit parts of Australia, residents urged to brace for more rain and potential flooding

Sri Lanka – 20 Dead After Days of Severe Weather

What We’re Watching: Weekly Disaster Update

Volcanic activity worldwide 11 Nov 2021: Fuego volcano, Karymsky, Reventador, Sangay, La Palma

People rescued from flash flooding in NSW, with more heavy rain forecast

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Australia’s emissions from land clearing likely far higher than claimed, analysis indicates

Cop26 has to be about keeping fossil fuels in the ground. All else is distraction

Images of Tuvalu minister giving COP26 statement in the ocean go viral on social media

Big crowds rally in rainy Glasgow for COP26 climate action

Infrastructure Bill Makes First Major U.S. Investment in Climate Resilience

‘False hope’: Regional Australians demand action, not obfuscation, on climate change

Explainer: What’s the difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of global warming?

Few willing to change lifestyle to save the planet, climate survey finds

If we don’t learn from past climate disasters, they will claim more lives in the future

Understanding Preferences for Coastal Climate Change Adaptation: A Systematic Literature Review

Cheaper, cleaner, more reliable: The stunning success of South Australia’s renewable transition

‘We can no longer be friends’: Farmer warns climate change deniers, after storm devastates crop

‘World designed by men has destroyed many things,’ Cop26 warned

Could cutting emissions and air pollution in cities improve children’s health?

Cop26: world on track for disastrous heating of more than 2.4C, says key report

1bn people will suffer extreme heat at just 2C heating, say scientists

COP26: Rich nations ‘resisting paying for climate loss’

Adapting to Receding Glaciers in the Tropical Andes

Sixth-warmest October on record; Category 5 atmospheric river dropped record precipitation on portions of California

Globally resolved surface temperatures since the Last Glacial Maximum

Take heart at what’s unfolded at COP26 in Glasgow – the world can still hold global heating to 1.5℃

China and the US announce plan to work together on cutting emissions

Climate-linked health risks to rise, COP26 panelists warn

Cop26 draft text annotated: what it says and what it means

Rooftop solar smashes output records in all Australian states

AP analysis: Exposure to extreme heat has tripled since 1983

Disaster risk reduction

Cumbria: Flood defences protected hundreds of homes

Hawaii not the only state discouraging seawalls

Conservationists work to update flood risk map along Ottawa River

Keeping one step ahead of earthquakes

Yearbook of International Disaster Law Call for Abstracts ends soon!

Scenario-Based Comprehensive Assessment for Community Resilience Adapted to Fire following an Earthquake, Implementing the Analytic Network Process and Preference Ranking Organization Method for Enriched Evaluation II Techniques

First-of-its-kind map outlines Canada’s future flood zones

Socio-Hydrology: The New Paradigm in Resilient Water Management

Unearthing the cause of slow seismic waves in subduction zones

Coastal erosion – US Climate Resilience Toolkit

Quantifying contributions of natural variability and anthropogenic forcings on increased fire weather risk over the western United States

This brief tries to establish an eco-hydrological perspective on floods

Breakthrough for risk and resilience at COP26 says UNDRR head

Reimagining Coastal Cities as Sponges to Help Protect Them From the Ravages of Climate Change

Too little, too late? The devastating consequences of natural disasters must inform building codes

Emergency management

COP26 scientist: Humanitarian aid must prepare for climate emergency

Analysis of sex-specific risk factors and clinical outcomes in COVID-19

Storm Surge 101: How USAID Helps Caribbean Countries Prepare for this Hurricane Threat

How an outbreak became a pandemic: a chronological analysis of crucial junctures and international obligations in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID antiviral pills: what scientists still want to know

Ontario forest fires burned record area of land this summer as they displaced First Nations in northwest

Nearly 1 million kids ages 5 to 11 expected to receive first Covid vaccine dose by end of Wednesday

Disaster education, communications and engagement

 6th World Tsunami Awareness Day\

100 seminal articles on disaster

Long-Term Community Resilience Exercise Resource Guide

High-profile breakthrough cases trigger vaccine misinformation

Psychology and disasters

Psychological impairment and extreme weather event (EWE) exposure, 1980–2020: A global pooled analysis integrating mental health and well-being metrics

A new interactive mental health module is making it easier for young volunteers and emergency agencies to learn, practice and promote positive mental health and wellbeing

70% of Americans experiencing climate change anxiety and depression, survey finds

Climate Change in the American Mind

On Slaughterhouse-Five, the “Ultimate PTSD Novel”

Sociology and disasters

When poverty meets climate change: A critical challenge that demands cross-cutting solutions