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The timing of agricultural production in hazard-prone areas to prevent losses at peak- risk periods: a case of Malawi, Madagascar and MozambiqueAfrican Centre for Disaster Studies, 2016Hazard-prone areas in southern Africa experience many natural hazards, which include cyclones, floods and droughts. The severe climatic conditions of southern Africa have an especially large impact on the agricultural practices of small-scale farmers.Document
Towards the development and implementation of effective policies for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptationUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2015The development and implementation of effective policies to ensure disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) need close collaboration and knowledge exchange between decision makers, the scientific community, the private sector, and civil society organisations, as well as the public. In practice, two major problems have been identified.Document
Extreme carbon inequality: Why the Paris climate deal must put the poorest, lowest emitting and most vulnerable people firstOxfam, 2015Climate change is inextricably linked to economic inequality: it is a crisis that is driven by the greenhouse gas emissions of the ‘haves’ that hits the ‘have-nots’ the hardest. While COP21 in Paris will see a deal negotiated between governments on the basis of the total emissions produced in their territories, the real winners and losers will be their citizens.DocumentWorld Bank, 2016This report provides new quantification of how climate change will affect poor people and poverty through agricultural impacts (chapter 2), natural disasters (chapter 3), and health shocks (chapter 4).DocumentOxfam, 2016Asia is experiencing unprecedented change. Some of these changes are bringing benefits, while others are increasing the vulnerability of some or all of the population.DocumentUnited Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, 2010While droughts are a frequent occurrence in the region, the region’s adaptation to such events is quite poor. This paper illustrates the impacts of the most recent drought in the Caribbean through specific examples.DocumentGovernance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: What is the level of insurance availability and coverage against disaster risks at the household and business level across Pacific islands countries, and how does this compare internationally?Document2015Bangladesh is extremely climate vulnerable, and will be even more so due to climate change. DFID Bangladesh is a major provider of climate financing in Bangladesh, and has been supporting the country through the Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience Fund (BBCRF), the Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP) and the small Strategic Fund.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2016Around the world, river system degradation and vulnerability is undermining their ability to provide critical ecosystem benefits and services that many communities rely upon.