#disasterriskmanagement

  1. Politicians and city planners allowed them to build in wildfire areas - stricter building and denser codes - urban sprawl is wrong - building in forests building in flood plains - no common sense just make the money and run
  2. Mapping Current And Future Flood Exposure Using A 5 Metre Flood Model And Climate Change Projections [Vancouver, B.C., Canada]

    “Local stakeholders need information about areas exposed to potential flooding to manage increasing disaster risk. Moderate- and large-scale flood hazard mapping is often produced at a low spatial resolution, typically using only one source of flooding (e.g., riverine), and it of
  3. Keeping new homes out of harm’s way 

    By Sarah Miller, Zach Carriere Rising rents, mortgage costs and insurance premiums have put a huge financial burden on Canadian households. In response, Canada is moving to improve housing affordability by rapidly building millions of new homes. It’s crucial, however, that these h
  4. USGS Coastal National Elevation Database Applications (CoNED) Project Viewer

    “The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Coastal National Elevation Database Applications (CoNED) Project Viewer contains integrated topobathymetric data (topobathy) of merged renderings of both topography (land elevation) and bathymetry (water depth)… During the coming decades, coast
  5. Simon's Town fire: Firefighters heroically tackle ongoing inferno threatening properties

    By Hajira Khota The City of Cape Town's Charlotte Powell reports that a fire that initially ignited on the mountain slopes in Simon's Town is now nearing properties Residents are not currently at risk as firefighters are actively present at the scene, working to contain the fire Spo