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Integrating disaster response and climate resilience in social protection programs in the Pacific Island CountriesSocial Protection and Labor, World Bank, 2015The 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 forces. Natural disasters hit the poorest hardest and have long -term consequences for human development.Document
Vulnerability indicators of adaptation to climate change and policy implications for investment projectsBanco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2015Relevant and appropriate indicators for vulnerability at both the local levels are significant for effective adaptation to climate change.DocumentAsia Indigenous Peoples Pact, 2016The impacts of climate change are severe for at least 260 million indigenous peoples in Asia.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2016Climate-related shocks and stresses are posing significant obstacles to poverty reduction.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES], 2012How can continuous learning and reflection help tackle climate change in the context of wider development challenges?Document
An assessment of the economic and social impacts of climate change on the tourism sector in the Caribbean: policy briefUnited Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2013For 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 interest and ecotourism. Tourism is one of the most important areas of economic activity in the Caribbean.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2010Current 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 human development, rising disaster risks look set to outpace any progress achieved in promoting resilience under the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA).Document
The implications of land issues for climate resilient informal settlements in Fiji and Papua New GuineaAssociation of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK, 2016This research aims to understand the implications of land issues for the climate resilience of informal settlements in Fiji and Papua New Guinea, both of which have more than 80% customary tenure.DocumentOxfam, 2016Asia is experiencing unprecedented change. Some of these changes are bringing undeniable benefits, such as the millions of Asians being lifted out of poverty by economic growth, and the soaring accessibility of information technology.Document2006This report consists of seven chapters: Introduction (1); Fiscal and debt management (2); Strategic Sectorial Focus (3); Social Development and Poverty Reduction (4); Environmental Protection, Land Management and Disaster Mitigation (5); Cross-Cutting Issues (6); Managing the Adaptation Process (7).