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Optigram 2021: Data visualisation competition for young people

02 Jan 21

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Applications are open for Optigram 2021: A data visualisation competition from the National University of Singapore’s Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk. The competition is aimed young people (18-35) to develop creative ways to communicate data and information on risk effectively.

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Water system preparedness and best practices for pandemic influenza

01 Jan 09

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Journal of the AWWA: Water system preparedness and best practices for pandemic influenza (01 Jan 2009) According to public health experts and the medical community, an influenza pandemic could occur at any time. The authors conducted a literature review, interviews, and a survey of Ohio water systems to assess how prepared U.S. water systems were for a pandemic flu outbreak and found varying preparedness levels. 

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Integrating modern technology across projects in Cambodia

13 Feb 18

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For People in Need (PIN) in Cambodia, technology is an essential tool for building resilience. Through the use of innovative and accessible technologies, we prioritise effectiveness and efficiency, optimise resources and increase the impact, reach and pace of our development interventions.

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Resilience Alliance

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This article talks about Building Benchmark as tool from using to understand the current state of resilience and to identify potential actions that can be taken to improve resilience.

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Better Water Decisions in the Age of Deep Uncertainty

15 Nov 16

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Deep uncertainty acknowledges a dynamic system where inputs — such as rainfall or economic growth or regulations — are changing or unknown. Deep uncertainty methods are not yet widespread among water utilities, but the ideas are gaining ground. Scenario planning allows utilities to ask questions that, in the past, would have been viewed as unusual.

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Canada Releases Climate Lens for Infrastructure Funding Assessments

04 Jun 18

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This Climate Lens is a requirement of the Investing in Canada bilateral agreements signed between Infrastructure Canada and the provinces and territories. The assessment tool will require stakeholders to report on how proposed projects contributes to or reduce carbon pollution, and to consider climate change risks in the location, design, and planned operation of projects.

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