disaster risk reduction

Laying The Foundation For A Resilient Asia

Tapping Asia’s growing expertise in disaster risk communication, the Understanding Risk Asia 2021 conference explored how building trust is vital to building resilient communities.

7 Award-Winning Female Scientists

To mark the 2018 International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we've highlighted seven female scientists who have won international accolades for their research.

Q&A: The Philippines’ Aspirations To Be A Disaster Management Hub

The Philippines is positioning itself as a regional disaster management hub in the Asia-Pacific region.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Han Seung Soo

Han Seung Soo, the UN special envoy for disaster risk reduction and water, seeks to create greater awareness water-related disasters.

Slow Seabed Slips Linked To Tsunami Earthquakes

Slow slips have the potential to become the epicenter of major tsunami earthquakes; in fact, one was recorded a month prior to the 2011 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake.

8 Scientists From The Philippines To Watch (VIDEO)

These eight individuals from various fields and industries are working towards solving real-life problems that many Filipinos face.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Reina Reyes

Dr. Reina Reyes may have shifted from astrophysics to data analytics, but her passion for science outreach remains unchanged.

Helium Anomaly A Possible Long-Term Volcano Marker

The ratio of helium-3 to helium-4 in the hot springs near Mount Ontake increased in the ten year period before its 2014 explosion, scientists say.

Coral Reefs May Exacerbate Tsunami-Type Waves

Scientists have shown that coral reefs may make sea storms worse, recommending a re-evaluation of risks for seaside towns sheltered by reefs.

7 Must-Read Stories In July 2015

Singaporean stories proved popular in July, making up five of the top seven most read articles.