This Understanding Risk publication created by the GFDRR Innovation Lab aims to highlight modelling tools’ strengths and also highlights some of the challenges that a user of a modelling tool might face.
A group of four major international science organisations – including ISSC – have today called for global endorsement of an accord to help assure open access to volumes of “big data” that increasingly are the basis of research and policy-making.
This World Bank report, created by the World Bank Climate Change team, brings together the two objectives of ending poverty and stabilizing climate change, examining potential impacts of not only climate change but also of climate policies on poverty reduction.
In May 2013, the World Bank, the Department of Interior and Local Government, and the Institute of Environmental Science for Social Change launched a project on Community Mapping and LGU Decision Support Tools for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management.
The goal of this Overview Report, published in May 2013, is to communicate the vision, approach and impact of the Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI).