Ten years after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, the country is still struggling to recover and remains vulnerable to natural disasters.
Haiti is extremely vulnerable to climate change. It is also very poor. International donors have stepped in to help the country fund climate mitigation, but is the money going where it’s most needed?
Last month’s earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia was large, but not huge. It was the aftereffects that made it so devastating.
Corruption has made hurricane Caribbean countries’ recovery less efficient and more expensive, new research shows. Misuse of funds may also trigger more disaster-related deaths.
From California’s fires to the Rohingya, headlines can be overwhelming these days. But that doesn’t mean we should neglect so-called ‘silent crises,’ which can quickly erupt into global disasters.
The number of natural disasters around the world has doubled since 1980, raising serious questions about how to respond. Here’s how game theory could help.
March 11 marks the anniversary of the Fukushima earthquake. Natural disasters here in the US also have wreaked havoc. There may be a way to improve response to these natural disasters.