Disaster Risk Reduction and Open Data Newsletter: April 2019 Edition


Date: Apr 1, 2019


England could run short of water within 25 years Sir James Bevan, the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, recently shared these sentiments at the Waterwise conference in London.

Philippines: EU Copernicus programme provides full, free open data to aid in tackling El Niño The drought that is currently sweeping the country as a result of El Niño is already hitting Filipino farmers hard.

Protecting the world from the threat of pandemics Creating mathematical and computational models of infectious diseases like pandemic flu gives government and policy-makers a toolkit to respond to an ever-present threat, says the University of Melbourne.

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