Blog posts tagged to "flooding"
Published on Friday, 15 September 2017
The region’s tragic monsoon floods show the importance of scaling up disaster risk reduction efforts before new emergencies unfold.
Published on Monday, 14 August 2017
We must be fully aware that extreme weather events will become more frequent and severe to prepare better for their impacts.
Published on Friday, 17 March 2017
Peer-to-peer electricity trading can be a game-changer for off-grid communities.
Published on Thursday, 04 August 2016
The municipality is now more resilient to monsoon flooding thanks to an ADB-supported infrastructure project that will also promote industrial investment and tourism.
Published on Monday, 23 March 2015
On World Water Day, it’s time to reflect on how several of Asia’s developing countries are especially vulnerable to floods. What can we do to better address this problem? Adopt a holistic approach to flood management and resilience.
Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014
A set of reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the last of which was released on November 2, 2014, sets the scene for governments to renew their efforts on the issue through ambitious commitments for a comprehensive climate agreement in Paris in December 2015.
Published on Thursday, 21 November 2013
Climate change, population growth, and urbanization are bringing some of the greatest challenges of our time. Just a few days ago we experienced one of the most powerful storms in history, Super Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines, killing thousands.