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Climate change in Afghanistan: what does it mean for rural livelihoods and food security?
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2016
Afghanistan has already been, and will continue to be, heavily affected by the negative impacts of climate change. And it is the most vulnerable people - particularly subsistence farmers and pastoralists who de-pend on natural resourc...
Evidence and examples to build resilient livelihoods in the South Sudan context
M. Samson; A. Demilew / Evidence on Demand 2015
Building resilience to weather and conflict shocks in South Sudan requires investing inside and outside the agriculture sector in order to promote sustainable livelihoods development and income diversification. This includes s...
Integrating disaster response and climate resilience in social protection programs in the Pacific Island Countries
C. Costella; O. Ivaschenko / Social Protection and Labor, World Bank 2015
The Pacific i sland countries (PICs) are some of the most exposed to frequent natural disasters and climate shocks, and their vulnerability is increasing due to mounting effects of climate change as well as demographic and economic fo...
Strengthening disaster risk management in India: A review of five state disaster management plans
A. Bahadur; E. Lovell; F. Pichon / Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2016
India has suffered from many disasters in its recent history, both natural and climate-related, and these continue to cause devastation. In November 2015, floods in the southern city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, killed over 370 p...
Disaster risk finance as a tool for development: a summary of findings from the Disaster Risk Finance Impact Analytics Project
World Bank Publications 2016
Disaster risk finance aims to increase the resilience of vulnerable countries to the financial impact of disasters as part of a comprehensive approach to disaster risk management. By increasing resilience, disaster risk finance offers...
Learning to tackle climate change
T. Tanner / Institute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES] 2012
How can continuous learning and reflection help tackle climate change in the context of wider development challenges? This interactive PDF aims to support ongoing learning by those inside and outside DFID to develop their own l...
An assessment of the economic and social impacts of climate change on the tourism sector in the Caribbean: policy brief
United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2013
For most people, the Caribbean is synonymous with tropical islands with exotic flora and fauna, surrounded by blue seawater and white sandy beaches where the tourism industry can be disaggregated into cruise, all-inclusive, special in...
Re-shaping policy and institutions for integrating climate and disaster resilience
Institute of Development Studies UK 2016
Evidence from across Africa and Asia signifies that shifting seasonal patterns and high intensity extreme events are already eroding community and household resilience to a wide set of external shocks. Investing in integrated and flex...
Climate smart disaster risk management
T. Mitchell / Institute of Development Studies UK 2010
Current efforts to reduce the impact of disasters are falling short of the mark. The climate is changing and weather patterns are becoming increasingly extreme and unpredictable (IPCC, 2007). Coupled with other evolving threats to hum...
When disasters and conflicts collide: facts and figures
K. Peters; M. Budimir / Overseas Development Institute 2016
There is a funding blind spot when it comes Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in fragile and conflict affected states. In the top 30 fragile states, for every $100 of emergency aid spent after an event, just $1.30 is spent to reduce disas...
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Children take part in child-centred disaster risk reduction activity supported by Plan International in Vietnam

This Key Issues Guide on Disaster Risk Reduction presents a critical overview of current DRR practice and policy, highlighting new emerging trends with recommended reading.


 

Children take part in child-centred disaster risk reduction activity supported by Plan International in Vietnam

This Key Issues Guide on Disaster Risk Reduction presents a critical overview of current DRR practice and policy, highlighting new emerging trends with recommended reading.