Tag Archives: extreme weather

Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference: Saving Lives, Reducing Losses

Climate change, associated extreme weather and demographic shifts means that record numbers of people are exposed to floods, heatwaves and other hazards. Improved early warning systems and more coordinated disaster risk reduction are therefore more important than ever before. To … Continue reading

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ACCCRN Champion: Prof. Luu Duc Cuong from Viet Nam Institute for Urban-Rural Planning (VIUP)

Prof. Luu Duc Cuong from Viet Nam Institute for Urban-Rural Planning (VIUP) highlighted as ACCCRN Champion of September 2016. The full article was posted on ACCCRN.net. Five years ago, Professor Luu Duc Cuong’s career took a significant turn. His moment … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: Building Heat Stress Resilience in Da Nang, Vietnam

The ACCCRN Network hosted a webinar entitled “Building Heat Stress Resilience in Da Nang, Vietnam” and presented by Lisa Buggy, Climate Change Project Advisor of The Center for Community Health and Development (COHED), on 30 March 2016. About 30 urban … Continue reading

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Improving the Resilience of Workers to Heat Stress in Da Nang, Vietnam

Author: Lisa Buggy, COHED Construction workers in Da Nang, Vietnam working under direct sunlight in hot and humid conditions. Photo: COHED, 2015 The deadly impacts of rising temperatures The World Meteorological Organization has announced that 2015 was the hottest year … Continue reading

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