March 17, 2015
Sendai, March 17, 2015 – The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has announced work a new 10-year global programme in support of country efforts to reduce the risk of disasters. Announced during a special breakfast session entitled 'the power of partnerships', held on the sidelines of the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, the Programme is
November 18, 2014
Today, in advance of a White House meeting with members of the President’s State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, the Administration launched the first phase of the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit called for in President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit is a website (toolkit.climate.gov) developed by
September 25, 2014
President Obama announced several initiatives to support a scientific and technological response to climate change on Sept. 23, 2014, including the release of global 30-meter elevation data sets collected by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM).