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Promoting ecosystems for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation: Opportunities for IntegrationUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2015This discussion paper examines differences and similarities between ecosystem-based approaches to disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) and ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation (EBA).DocumentPlanning Institute of Jamaica, Jamaica, 2008This report was prepared to document impact on affected population; estimate costs of damage and losses; identify geographically affected areas; and identify the financial priorities for rehabilitation and reconstruction.DocumentInternational Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (World Conservation Union), 2014This report presents 18 case studies to demonstrate how Protected Areas (PAs) can be better managed for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA). The chapters vary from scientific studies to good practices, as well as (existing or required) policy frameworks that enable appropriate management.Document
Can’t afford to wait: why disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation plans in Asia are still failing millions of peopleOxfam, 2014This briefing note calls for governments across Asia, backed by regional and global institutions and fair contributions from wealthy countries, to ramp up efforts to address the challenges of climate-related disasters and food crises which are holding back development across Asia.Document
Viet Nam Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation: Summary for Policy MakersVietnam UNDP Office, 2015This Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) gives the main findings of the Viet Nam Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (“SREX Viet Nam”).Document
Disaster risk reduction in Dhaka City: frrom urban landscape analysis to opportunities for DRR integrationInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2012The geographical location of Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal leaves the country susceptible to significant climate change impacts that exacerbate environmental hazards. In the urban context, disasters and hazards are posed by flood and waterlogging, earthquakes and fires.Document
Setting, measuring and monitoring targets for reducing disaster risk: Recommendations for post-2015 international policy frameworksOverseas Development Institute, 2014Based on disaster risk data sets and further evidence from recent history, this report highlights what this agreed approach could look like, what the challenges may be, and offers ten proposals for this global monitoring framework on disaster risk reduction (DRR). The report argues that, with disaster risk continuing to increase in many regions, action is needed to reverse the trend.Document
Financing the Resilient City: A demand driven approach to development, disaster risk reduction and climate adaptationICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, 2011ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability - proposes cities pioneer a demand-driven approach to climate financing.DocumentInternal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2014IDMC’s latest Global Estimates report shows that 22 million people were displaced in 2013 by disasters brought on by natural hazard events. As in previous years, the worst affected region is Asia, where 19 million people, or 87.1 per cent of the global total, were displaced during the year.Document2014This report documents an assessment of disaster risk reduction for flooding in the Ba and Penang River catchments in Viti Levu, Fiji to identify the most cost-effective management options for communities and households.