Lightning Talk Building Urban Climate Resilience: From Response to Anticipatory Action

Da Nang, Viet Nam – Anticipatory Action is becoming a critical approach in disaster risk management, as there is a growing consensus on the value of acting early in terms of both cost-effectiveness and efficiency rather than waiting for hazards to cause impacts and then responding

World Meteorological Day - 2023 Theme: The Future of Weather, Climate and Water across Generations

 ,   – The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 and SDG 13 have brought attention to global issues such availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all and climate actions to minimize risks, respectively. Climate change is a major factor contributing to significant alterations in the earth's weather, climate, and water systems.

Teching on Novel Information Systems - Lemlem Abraha

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Lemlem Abraha, geographic information systems (GIS) expert, is building a new landscape forwomen across Ethiopia. Her career in disaster risk management (DRM) technology exemplifiesthe potential of women engaging in science, tech, engineering, and math (STEM).

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