An aerial view of the Mai Po nature reserve beside Shenzen City, China
Natural and engineered nature-based structures offer promise for storm-related disaster risk reduction and flood mitigation, as long as researchers can adequately monitor and study them.
Catamaran resting on resting on a residential neighborhood street after Hurricane Ian
A warming climate will increase the number of tropical cyclones and their intensity in the North Atlantic, potentially creating more and stronger hurricanes, according to simulations using a high-resolution, global climate model.
Catamaran resting on resting on a residential neighborhood street after Hurricane Ian
The state's affordable housing crisis has made it almost impossible for storm victims to get back on their feet.
Temple in front of a waterfall in a forest in Japan.
In disaster-prone Japan, torrential rains exacerbated by the climate crisis have caused serious flooding and landslides in recent years, including in the country’s many forests.
Satellite image of Hurrican Ian heading towards Florida, USA.
This year’s hurricane season in the North Atlantic produced fewer storms than originally feared. However, Hurricane Ian, one of the strongest hurricanes to ever make landfall in the US, hit the Florida coast and caused devastating damage.
Frontline clinics care for millions of patients in the US, yet they are often overwhelmed by climate shocks that threaten their ability to provide care. A new toolkit offers resources on managing extreme heat, wildfires, hurricanes, and floods.
This toolkit includes resources developed help protect people on the front lines of climate change. 
Mozambique - aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Idai, 2021
A new invited perspective from a researcher at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health illustrates the increases in adverse public health outcomes following tropical cyclones, especially in communities with existing health conditions.
Profiles of advocates working to reduce the risks faced by people living with disabilities, and to make disaster risk reduction, essential services and whole societies across the Asia-Pacific region more inclusive for people living with disabilities.