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With support from the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) this Guide focuses on adaptation, mitigation & development. It particularly looks at the relationship between climate change and other development sectors such as agriculture & food security, natural resource management, poverty & vulnerability, governance, health, gender, finance, & low carbon energy.
Making sense of climate finance - and why is it important?
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The UN World Disasters Conference is currently taking place in Sendai, Japan, with the aim of updating the Hyogo Framework for Action, a landmark agreement which detailed the work required from multiple sectors to reduce disaster losses. Dealing with risks includes dealing with climate change impacts among other multiple factors. Two Eldis key issues guides provide some insight into the complex and multilayer discussions that will be had in Japan.

Disaster risk reduction guide presents a critical overview of current DRR practice and policy, highlighting new emerging trends with recommended reading.

Children, climate change and disasters guide discusses how research has attempted to move away from focusing on children as passive victims of climate change and disasters, instead advocating for children as active participants in efforts to reduce the adverse impacts of disaster events and climate change.

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Check out our Key Issues Guides on hot and emerging climate change issues, developed in collaboration with global experts.

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