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    Disaster preparedness for climate change in Nicaragua

    International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2008
    This two-page briefing describes a pilot initiative on climate change and disaster risk reduction supported by the Netherlands Red Cross in Nicaragua. The project aims at strengthening the Nicaraguan Red Cross’s capacity to carry out local-level activities related to risk reduction and to respond to extreme weather events.
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    Community level adaptation to climate change: the potential role of participatory community risk assessment

    Red Cross/ Red Crescent Centre on Climate Change and Disaster Preparedness, 2008
    Community Risk Assessment (CRA) refers to participatory methods to assess hazards, vulnerabilities and capacities in support of community-based disaster risk reduction, used by many NGOs, community-based organisations, and the Red Cross/Red Crescent.
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    The Red Cross / Red Crescent climate guide

    Red Cross/ Red Crescent Centre on Climate Change and Disaster Preparedness, 2007
    Climate change presents additional challenges for humanitarian organisations responding to disasters and complex emergencies. This guide provides a basic overview of climate change science and its implications for the work of Red Cross / Red Crescent Societies. This Guide is broken down into two main components:
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    Towards a culture of prevention: disaster risk reduction begins at school - good practices and lessons learned

    United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, 2007
    The World Disaster Reduction Campaign for 2006-2007 "Disaster Risk Reduction Begins at School" has resulted in various initiatives worldwide to make school buildings safer and have disaster risk reduction taught in school. This report highlights best practices of disaster risk reduction in the school community.
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    Acting with common purpose: proceedings of the first session of the global platform for disaster risk reduction, Geneva, 5-7 June 2007

    United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, 2007
    In 2005, 168 governments approved the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) on Disaster Risk Reduction. This report summarises the proceedings of the first session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, which aimed to asses what progress has been made so far and to identify gaps and directions for future policy.

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