Global risks: Pool knowledge to stem losses from disasters
Public awareness, rigorous risk research and aligned targets will help policy-makers to increase resilience against natural hazards, say Susan L. Cutter and colleagues.
Susan L. Cutter, Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Irasema Alcántara-Ayala, Orhan Altan, Daniel N. Baker, Salvano Briceño, Harsh Gupta, Ailsa Holloway, David Johnston, Gordon A. McBean, Yujiro Ogawa, Douglas Paton, Emma Porio, Rainer K. Silbereisen, Kuniyoshi Takeuchi, Giovanni B. Valsecchi, Coleen Vogel & Guoxiong Wu. (2015). Global risks: Pool knowledge to stem losses from disasters. Nature News and Comment, 1-6.