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- DocumentPlanning Institute of Jamaica, Jamaica, 2005This report was prepared following the passage of Hurricanes Dennis and Emily and builds on preliminary estimates. Assessment of the impacts of both hurricanes in Jamaica was combined due to the short period between the occurrences of the two events. The report is divided into 6 sections.Document
Socio-economic and Environmental Disaster Impact Assessment Handbook for Jamaica: A quick guide to undertaking an assessment using the DaLA methodology following an extreme event in JamaicaPlanning Institute of Jamaica, Jamaica, 2012The Handbook is intended for practitioners who are experts in their own fields and who are brought together to conduct assessments of extreme events.DocumentCentre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh, 2008There is a clear connection between environment and poverty and it can hardly be over emphasised. The more visible environmental problems are mostly seen in the case of exhaustive resources which are in constant danger of depletion from excessive use, particularly in a developing country such as Bangladesh.DocumentChinese Academy for Environmental Planning, 2011In China, rapid economic growth has stimulated fast urban expansion and rural household income and consumption expenditure. In current paper, an input-output method is used to determine the impact of China’s increased urban and rural household consumption on carbon emissions.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2014This report, part of an annual series, aims to enhance understanding of natural disasters, sudden natural onset events and slow onset events, and their links to human mobility. The publication is not only focused on 2013 events but also considers the longer-term impacts of a natural event on migration, as they can be assessed with the state of knowledge existing in 2013.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2012This publication, the third module of a resource manual to support the training of planners and practitioners in managing flash flood risk, deals with structural measures. It presents bioengineering techniques, physical measures for slope stabilisation and erosion control, and physical measures for river training.DocumentTrade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2012The principle that a person or the organisation responsible for pollution or environmental degradation needs to pay for the restoration of the affected ecosystem has been established in South African legislation by the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA) Act and applied in a number of other Acts.DocumentSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2000While there are clearly hypothesized links between poverty and degradation, attempts to demonstrate such links empirically have yielded mixed results. This paper aims at determining the nature, causes and impacts of poverty in Pakistan.Document
Climate change adaptation: improving environment through reduction in wood cutting and remission in greenhouse gases with introduction and promotion of energy efficient technologies - district Kohistan, Khyber PakhtunkhwaSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013The natural disaster and conflict have brought changes in the physical, chemical and biological character of environment across the globe. Pakistan is one of the worst victims facing effects of climate change in spite of the factual situation that it does not account for generating as well as expanding this global problem.Document
Recognizing indigenous and community rights: Priority steps to advance development znd mitigate climate changeThe Rights and Resources Initiative, 2014This brief calculates the cost of securing Indigenous Peoples’ and community rights to the tropical forests where they live, arguing that secure land tenure is a prerequisite for the success of climate, poverty reduction and ecosystem conservation initiatives.