Livelihoods, conflict and disasters
- Learning the Lessons? Assessing the response to the 2012 food crisis in the Sahel to build resilience for the future
- Oxfam, 2013
- In 2012, the Sahel region of West and Central Africa was once again hit by a severe food crisis, affecting over 18 million people at its peak. At the start of 2012, when the crisis began to unfold, many governments, donors and aid age...
- Development of sustainable enterprise among internally displaced persons
- Abdelnour S.; Badri B.; Jack A. / York University, Canada, 2008
- As humanitarian, political and development challenges continue to mount, organisations and communities within Sudan must recognise, utilise and strengthen existing capacities for their own development. Recognizing the complexity of th...
- Technology-based non structural measures for managing floods
- A.B. Shrestha / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2008
- Frequent flash floods in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan region pose a severe threat to life, livelihoods and infrastructure, both within the mountains and downstream. They tend to carry with them much higher amounts of debris which can caus...
- Community-based approaches to flash flood risk management
- A.B. Shrestha; S.H. Shah; R. Karim / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2008
- Frequent flash floods in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan region pose a severe threat to life, livelihoods and infrastructure, both within the mountains and downstream. Vulnerable groups, including people with disabilities, the poor, women an...
- Disaster risk reduction: gender and livelihoods
- A. Giuliani (ed); R. Wenger (ed); S. Wymann von Dach (ed) / InfoResources, 2009
- This paper highlights gender as a very important factor in determining vulnerability in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). The degree of vulnerability to disaster is determined by social variables like gender, age, health status...