Posts tagged ‘disaster’

  • People walk past stalls in downtown Port-au-Prince Forum Article

    Why displacement isn’t just about war and disaster

    Population displacement is a global problem, one that historically has been insufficiently quantified and… more

  • A typhoon survivor drinks coffee as he takes a break from rebuilding the roof of his typhoon damaged house in Tacloban city Forum Article

    Lessons on disaster response, one year after Typhoon Haiyan

    Social protection specialists, disaster risk managers, risk finance practitioners and climate change… more

  • A farmer uses mobile phone on her morning glory vegetable field in Bach Lien village outside Hanoi Forum Article

    How mobiles could aid disaster response

    There are now more mobile phones in use than there are people in the world to use them – some 7.2 billion… more

  • Civil Society Event

    Can technology turn traditional aid on its head?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    How cities can plan for disaster

    One hundred years ago today, on 14 May1913 – when the Rockefeller Foundation was granted its charter with… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Video

    Ideas @Davos: Dealing with disasters

    It’s human nature not to want to think about risk until the earthquake hits, warns Satoru Nishikawa. … more

  • Forum Article

    What if a disaster on the scale of the Haiti earthquake happened...

    Ahead of the three-year anniversary of the Haiti earthquake on January 12, Baroness Valerie Amos… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    The risks of climate change – a view from Chile

    Catastrophic risks are defined as events with a low probability but a big economic and social… more

  • Forum Article

    What can we learn from the 2011 Japan earthquake?

    One year ago this Sunday, unforgettable images began to emerge from Japan. Dirty grey waves swept through… more

  • Forum Event

    Preventing stretched supply chains from snapping under pressure

    Annual Meeting 2012

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland