7 results for "disaster risk reduction"
MYRIAD-EU: shifting the paradigm in disaster risk management
How changing our approach to disaster risk reduction practices can create a more resilient future.
Film trilogy wins award and shares experiences of 1985 Nevado del Ruiz eruption
A collaborative film trilogy co-directed by BGS Volcanologist, Dr Anna Hicks, has won the overall 'Dynamic Earth' Theme Award at the Earth Futures Festival 2022.
Using satellite imagery for emergency disaster response
BGS has a long history of assisting relief efforts by providing satellite maps, data and interpretation to those affected by disasters, helping to identify hazardous areas to avoid.
Spaceborne data: an expanding role in disaster response
Alessandro Novellino explains the importance of Earth Observation (EO) to help facilitate successful emergency responses after natural hazard occurrences.
Building with nature and geology to protect against flooding
Discover how BGS is working alongside partners to investigate the effectiveness of natural flood management initiatives and mitigate the threat of flooding.
Natural hazards and disaster risk reduction in Guatemala
Guatemala is exposed to multiple natural hazards, including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions (and all their associated hazards, such as ash, lava flows, pyroclastic density currents and lahars), tsunamis, landslides, floods, droughts, ground collapse, tropical storms and hurricanes, extreme temperatures, and forest fires.