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- DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013This paper aims specifically at addressing concerns implicit to loss and damage (L&D) policy as articulated by the most vulnerable countries. The paper aims to clarify the meaning of the policy paradigm of L&D, to warn of possible misinterpretations, and to raise conceptual and practical concerns. It also highlights L&D’s potential importance.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.Document
Coping measures not enough to avoid loss and damage from drought in the North Bank Region of The Gambia2013Paper examining the impact of the 2011 drought in Gambia, including coping and adaptation measures used and residual loss and damage.Document
Are preventive and coping measures enough to avoid loss and damage from flooding in Udayapur district, Nepal?2013Results from a case study in Nepal on climate change related coping and adaptation strategies, and residual loss and damage mitigation.Document2013Loss and damage is already a significant consequence of inadequate ability to adapt to changes in climate patterns. This paper, published in the International Journal of Global Warming, reports on the first ever multi-country, evidence-based study on loss and damage from the perspective of affected people in least developed and other vulnerable countries.DocumentActionAid International, 2011This paper highlights the looming financial issue of loss and damage in developing countries. It calls for increased interest and engagement on the issue from countries negotiating through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), as well as climate advocates in general.DocumentInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2014This special edition newsletter from the International Centre for Climate Change and Development presents some answers to frequently asked questions concerning loss and damage. The newsletter draws from and complements the Loss and Damage Forum, a space for discussion and dissemination of knowledge on loss and damage research in the Asia Pacific region.DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2012Discussion paper on the topic of loss and damage, within the context of ongoing UNFCCC negotiations.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.