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    Health sector self-assessment tool for disaster risk reduction

    Pan American Health Organization, 2015
    During working group discussions at the 2008 Caribbean Health Disaster Coordinators meeting, and under the framework of PAHO’s Disaster Strategic Plan, participants rallied around the idea of developing a Health Sector Self-Assessment Tool for Disaster Risk Reduction to evaluate key aspects of disaster risk management (notably mitigation and preparedness).
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    Disaster risk reduction country profile: Dominica 2014

    International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), 2014
    The development of the Country Risk Profile forms a critical part of the  strategic effort by the Dominican government's Growth and Social Protection Strategy (GSPS) that seeks to reduce environmental vulnerability and improve disaster prevention and management; through a combination of risk reduction, impact mitigation and other measures through effective implementation of the Physica
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    Why all development finance should be risk-informed

    Overseas Development Institute, 2015
    Unplanned development creates higher levels of disaster risk, which threatens efforts to eliminate poverty and boost shared prosperity. All development planning should therefore integrate appropriate disaster resilience measures. In addition, investing in disaster risk management (DRM) yields multiple benefits.
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    The future framework for disaster risk reduction: a guide for decision makers – second edition

    Overseas Development Institute, 2015
    This guide to the future framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR) is intended for decision-makers, particularly those in government responsible for contributing to the new agreement. The guide is organised into a set of modules, each representing important aspects of the successor to the existing Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA).
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    Disasters without borders: regional resilience for sustainable development

    United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2016
    This report offers insights on how to operationalize the process of disaster risk reduction and integration in a way that fosters risk-sensitive development. A critical part of disaster risk management is getting the right information to the right people at the right times.  
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    Post-Nepal Earthquake Assessment Report: Imja, Tsho Rolpa, and Thulagi Glacial Lakes

    USAID Global Climate Change Program, 2015
    Nepal has entered an era of accelerated catastrophic events that has been exacerbated by the recent earthquake and aftershocks according to this paper. The continuation of glacial lake outburst floods can be predicted with confidence, both in frequency as well as magnitude.
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    Development and disaster risk management of historic urban areas

    The Ecological Sequestration Trust, 2015
    The report was written at the 2015 UNESCO Chair Program on Cultural Heritage and Disaster Risk Management, International Training Course at Ritsumeikan University Kyoto during the sessions on 16th September 2015, led by Professor Peter Head, Chief Executive of The Ecological Sequestration Trust.
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    Always alert: Reducing disaster risk

    2014
    In recent years, Mozambique has made strides towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, and reducing human insecurity and absolute poverty. However, it is still one of the least developed countries in the world, ranking 184 out of 187 countries and territories in the 2011 Human Development Index.
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    Optimisation of decentralisation for effective Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) through the case study of Indonesia

    Copernicus Publications, 2015
    Key challenges to decentralised disaster risk reduction (DRR) include capacity gaps at lower levels, low compliance with legislation, disconnected policies, issues in communication and coordination, and inadequate resourcing.
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    A call to establish a child-centred disaster management framework in Zimbabwe

    Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 2015
    This paper focuses on the vulnerability of children to hazards and disasters.

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