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Friday, October 21, 2016

October 21, 2016

What happened this week?

United States. Hurricane Matthew: There are 48 confirmed deaths, and the number of people in shelters is continuing to decrease daily... Read more

Interesting Facts

Evaluating forecasting models for predicting rainfall from tropical cyclones. To help improve hurricane preparedness and mitigation efforts, new research examines how accurate current forecasting systems are in predicting rainfall from North Atlantic tropical cyclones that make landfall in the United States... Read more

What's new in Disaster Risk Reduction?

Call for innovative resilience financing to support sustainable cities. A high level panel has called for innovative approaches to increase financing so that cities become resilient to natural and man-made hazards and other shocks... Read more