Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change poverty and vulnerability, Climate change, Disaster risk reduction
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- DocumentUnited Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2015This reports on a series of assessments made for the city of Port Vila, Vanuatu to measure the baseline for understanding critical social, economic and environmental vulnerabilities and range of risks in the face of climate change.DocumentCentre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, 2016A sound understanding of poverty traps—defined as poverty that is self-reinforcing due to the poor’s equilibrium behaviors—and their underlying mechanisms is fundamentally important to the development of policies and interventions targeted to assist the poor and/or eradicate poverty.Document
Grenada: National progress report on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2011-2013)Government of Grenada, 2013Resource constraints, both human and financial represents one of the fundamental hindrances to disaster risk reduction programming at national, sectoral and community levels. This has been negatively impacted by the global financial crisis, increased frequency and intensity of disasters at the international level, and the high national indebtedness of Grenada.Document
Understanding communication and coordination among government and service organisations after a disasterOverseas Development Institute, 2015This study found that 91 organisations and departments were indicated as playing a part in the relief effort at some point during the two weeks following Hurricane Katrina. This study shows how integral communication is to disaster response. Moore et al. (2004) mentioned that the research on disaster management is commonly divided into four phases:Document2009Given Grenada’s size, 100% of the estimated population of 110,000 can be exposed during a single storm event.Document
Strengthening institutional arrangements in Trinidad and Tobago to facilitate climate change adaptation policy formulation and executionCaribbean Natural Resources Institute, 2014Though efforts and climate change adaptation in Trinidad and Tobago have been made, this briefing suggests that their effectiveness is hindered by inadequate policies, weak institutional arrangements and limited coordination across sectors and between government and civil society.Document2009The Caribbean Water Initiative (CARIWIN) has as its goal to increase the capacity of Caribbean countries to deliver IWRM, through collaboration with government agencies, regional and national networks, and community water users in its three partner countries – Grenada, Guyana and Jamaica.DocumentCaribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency, Barbados, 2003In 2002 that Grenada did not possess any hazard maps other than the ones produced in 1988 on hazards risk assessment of town and villages in Grenada, which had pinpointed the locations of hazard occurence.DocumentOrganization of the American States, 2009Recognizing the significance of their natural and cultural diversity and the vulnerability of their ecological, social and economic values from world events and natural disasters, Grenada, made a committment in 2008 to conservation.DocumentGATEWAY, 2014The specific aims of the reef engineering and enhancement project of the AWE initiative to build coastal resillience in the face of climate change were: 1. To use an eco-engineering approach to reduce the coastal erosion and storm related salt water flooding affecting the Grenville and Telescope area in the northern section of Grenville Bay, Grenada.