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Strategic research into national and local capacity building for disaster risk management: literature review version 1Strategic Research into National and Local Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management (2013-2015), 2014This literature review has been conducted by Oxford Policy Management and the University of East Anglia as part of a multi-donor research project led by IFRC focusing on Strategic Research into National and Local Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management.Document
Facing Uncertainty: the value of climate information for adaptation, risk reduction and resilience in AfricaCARE International, 2014This report puts participatory scenario planning (PSP - a multi-stakeholder platform for making seasonal climate forecasts useful) into the broader context of climate communication, with a focus on Africa.Document
Local approaches to harmonising climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction policies: Lessons from IndiaClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014The Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society (SEEDS) conducted research in the disaster-prone arid zones of India, Leh and Barmer to determine how best to overcome the challenges of integrating effective disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation into development planning.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This case study describes how a specific programme to address issues of integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning, is working in Gorakhpur, India. The District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone in Eastern Uttar Pradesh and is home to 4.4 million people.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This working paper explores successful strategies and measures for climate resilience and low carbon development that communities and leaders have pursued at the subnational level, drawing on the practical experiences of the Climate & Development Knowledge Network’s project partners and the broader ICLEI network.DocumentOxfam, 2014This technical paper focuses on Zambia’s ‘Community-Led Disaster Risk Reduction’ project which was randomly selected for an Effectiveness Review under the adaptation and risk reduction thematic area.Document2013This publication provides practical information on mainstreaming climate change and disaster risk reduction in the Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) process. Key concepts and frameworks are discussed as well a focus on planning risks.DocumentDirectorate-General for Research - European Commission, 2013This study provides technical recommendations for a European approach to standardize loss databases. Loss data are useful for the implementation of disaster risk reduction strategies in Europe and to help understand disaster loss trends at global level.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2013The key messages of this report are:DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013The city of Rio de Janeiro has developed a highly efficient early warning system (EWS) that is having an impressive impact after just three years in operation. The measures employed are innovative, inclusive and non-resource intensive, and are thus highly applicable to cities in other developing regions.