” A message from Dr. Duminda Perera and his colleagues, to invite researchers to submit manuscripts for a Special Issue “Water-Related Disasters and Risks”, which will be published in “Sustainability”. Deadline: 01 December 2022.
Complex and excessive interactions and interlinkages between human activities and the water cycle result in water-related disasters. Such disasters are frequently visible globally, such as floods, droughts, landslides, storms, and deterioration of water quality due to industrial, agricultural, and pharmaceutical wastes. These disasters are expected to increase further due to climate change, having an unprecedented impact on modern civilization in terms of lives lost, property damages, and economic
This Special Issue intends to create a platform to discuss state-of-the-art developments in identifying, estimating, and mitigating water-related disasters, their threats, and risks, aiming to find solutions in order to build a resilient society. Supporting global agendas such as Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is another dimension of this Special Issue. We aim to strengthen the global efforts on disaster management and risk reduction by improving scientific knowledge and understanding water-related
Dr. Duminda Perera
Prof. Dr. Ousmane Seidou
Prof. Dr. Nirupama Agrawal
Dr. Nidhi Nagabhatla
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