All articles for the topic: disaster risk reduction

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Adaptation to Glacio-Hydrological Change in High Mountains

This dissertation explores how adaptation is studied in mountain systems as well as what we know about and might do to address growing adaptation needs in high mountain communities.

 

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Taxonomies developed for CCA & DRR

These taxonomies integrate terms from high level glossaries and keyword tags used in knowledge platforms to provide a foundation for interconnecting all related knowledge online.

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The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

This open access volume is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. 

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How to better facilitate events on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction (online course)

“Participate!” is a free, interactive, online training module to support the design of more effective science, policy, and practice events.

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Strengthening institutional coordination & capacities

A PLACARD report showcasing innovative activities that target collaboration, improved communication, increased coherence, and capacity-sharing between the CCA and DRR communities.

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Key boundary partners for bridging CCA and DRR in Europe.

Key insights for bridging CCA and DRR in the European Green Deal

The PLACARD manifesto shares insights that bridge climate change adaptation & disaster risk reduction - 3 action areas to improve cooperation & recommendations for the European Green Deal.

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Transforming knowledge management for climate action

Addressing the climate crisis requires ready access to data and information. This paper outlines a road map to make knowledge discovery and learning faster and more efficient.

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Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Colombia Case Study

This case study explores Colombia's efforts to align its national-level policy processes under global agendas, highlighting the context-specific nature of the alignment process.

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Dusty plains during a severe drought in Kenya: Climate change has increased the frequency and magnitude of extreme weather events that have led to a loss of lives, diminished livelihoods, reduced crop and livestock production, and damaged infrastructure, among other adverse impacts.

Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Kenya Case Study

This case study explores Uganda's efforts to align its national-level policy processes under global agendas, highlighting the context-specific nature of the alignment process.

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Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development in Sri Lanka

This case study focuses on efforts in Sri Lanka under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Using stories to encourage action

These guidance materials (including a video) show the value of storytelling and provide insights and inspiration for creating motivating narratives for your own situation and audience.

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Foresight for policy & decision-makers

This report explores the potential role of foresight in integrating DRR and CCA through an analysis of 20 of the most common foresight methods.

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Community members in Sumberagung are involved in determining action to build resilience in their area. Photo: USAID APIK documentation

Village Development Plan Helps People in Sumberagung to Fight Landslides and Drought

This case study describes how mainstreaming climate resilience in village planning and budgeting has increased the resilience of the people in Sumberagung to landslides and drought.

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"Young voices" video presented at the 2019 European Climate Change Adaptation conference

A youth´s call for climate action

“Young voices” is an interactive and multimedia project: they produced a Call for action – young people's perspective on climate change video presented at the ECCA 2019.

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Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in East Java Province | Kajian Kerentanan dan Risiko Iklim Provinsi Jawa Timur

Kajian yang berfokus pada Provinsi Jawa Timur ini dihasilkan oleh USAID APIK, sebagai dasar untuk menyusun strategi adaptasi perubahan iklim dan ketangguhan daerah.

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Cox: Global reconciliation key to climate action

September 3, 2019. Dr. Robin Cox, delivered the keynote presentation "Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience" in Mexico City. 

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Prepare Children to Deal with Disaster and Climate Impacts

Children’s knowledge in climate and disaster field is a necessity. A large number of child victims during disasters shows the urgency of capacity building for children in resilience.

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emBRACE resilience framework for community resilience to natural hazards

Conceptualizing community resilience to natural hazards – the emBRACE framework

This paper describes the emBRACE framework of community resilience - a heuristic analytical tool for understanding, explaining and measuring community resilience to natural hazards.

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RootBridge Ecosystems

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Managing disaster risks and water under climate change in Central Asia and Caucasus

This publication presents the conclusions emerging from a joint learning journey involving three thematic networks – Climate Change and Environment, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Water.

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A Framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk

Part of the IRDR working paper series, this paper lays out a framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk.

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Safe Citizen

SAFE CITIZEN.ORG is an endeavor of a group of citizens who are intensely concerned about the increasing challenge to human safety, security and dignity. “Safety is your right”!!

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Risks and options from new lakes in the Andes of Peru

This study has been conducted in the framework of the SDC’s ‘Glacier Project+’ highlighting both potential risks and options from shrinking glaciers and growing lakes in the Southern Andes of Peru.

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New ‘search and discovery’ tool for CCA and DRR

The PLACARD Connectivity Hub is a dynamic and interactive online tool for exploring the topic-specific knowledge networks on CCA and DRR, including articles, authors, topics and organisations.

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