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Mokkenstorm, Lone C. (author), van den Homberg, Marc J.C. (author), Winsemius, H.C. (author), Persson, Andreas (author)
Detecting and forecasting riverine floods is of paramount importance for adequate disaster risk management and humanitarian response. However, this is challenging in data-scarce and ungauged river basins in developing countries. Satellite remote sensing data offers a cost-effective, low-maintenance alternative to the limited in-situ data when...
journal article 2021
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van Dijk, Ruben (author)
Despite the strong emphasis on irrigation development in Southern Africa, different initiatives from technology developers, policy developers and development organizations to encourage water transport technology adoption have often been disappointing. The lack of long-term success can partly be contributed to a mismatch between farmer realities...
master thesis 2020
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Calvel, Alexia (author), Werner, Micha (author), van den Homberg, Marc (author), Cabrera Flamini, Andrés (author), Streefkerk, I.N. (author), Mittal, Neha (author), Whitfield, Stephen (author), Langton Vanya, Charles (author), Boyce, Clement (author)
Early warning systems trigger early action and enable better disaster preparedness. People-centered dissemination and communication are pivotal for the effective uptake of early warnings. Current research predominantly focuses on sudden-onset hazards, such as floods, ignoring considerable differences with slow-onset hazards, such as droughts....
journal article 2020
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Panis, Marijke (author)
In 2008 the Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) started with Forecast-based Financing pilots to improve existing Early-Warning Early Action systems. Forecast-based financing is a new methodology to prepare, deliver and respond in a more effective and efficient manner, based on hazard forecasts. Actions are triggered when a forecast exceeds a danger...
master thesis 2019
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