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Re-imagining the rural-urban continuum: understanding the role ecosystem services play in the livelihoods of the poor in Desakota Regions undergoing rapid changeInstitute For Social And Environmental Transition ISET-Nepal, 2008In many parts of the world the relationship between ecosystems and livelihoods is changing. The changing economic systems across the urban-rural sectors are creating what we call mixed-economic “desakota” systems.Document
Viet Nam Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation: Summary for Policy MakersVietnam UNDP Office, 2015This Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) gives the main findings of the Viet Nam Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (“SREX Viet Nam”).DocumentInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2014Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation (EbA) involve the use of biodiversity and ecosystem services to help people adapt to the adverse effects of climate change. Those who are most vulnerable to climate change are often highly reliant on the natural environment for their lives and livelihoods, and ecosystems and the services they provide are already central to many adaptation strategies.Document
Disaster risk reduction in Dhaka City: frrom urban landscape analysis to opportunities for DRR integrationInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2012The geographical location of Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal leaves the country susceptible to significant climate change impacts that exacerbate environmental hazards. In the urban context, disasters and hazards are posed by flood and waterlogging, earthquakes and fires.Document
Setting, measuring and monitoring targets for reducing disaster risk: Recommendations for post-2015 international policy frameworksOverseas Development Institute, 2014Based on disaster risk data sets and further evidence from recent history, this report highlights what this agreed approach could look like, what the challenges may be, and offers ten proposals for this global monitoring framework on disaster risk reduction (DRR). The report argues that, with disaster risk continuing to increase in many regions, action is needed to reverse the trend.Document
Climate change adaptation: improving environment through reduction in wood cutting and remission in greenhouse gases with introduction and promotion of energy efficient technologies - district Kohistan, Khyber PakhtunkhwaSustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013The natural disaster and conflict have brought changes in the physical, chemical and biological character of environment across the globe. Pakistan is one of the worst victims facing effects of climate change in spite of the factual situation that it does not account for generating as well as expanding this global problem.DocumentWorld Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2014Loss and damage (L&D) is rapidly becoming a significant focus of international climate agreements, following the failure to-date of developed countries to adequately stem greenhouse gas emissions, and a number of high profile, and costly, extreme weather events.Document
Financing the Resilient City: A demand driven approach to development, disaster risk reduction and climate adaptationICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, 2011ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability - proposes cities pioneer a demand-driven approach to climate financing.DocumentInternal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2014IDMC’s latest Global Estimates report shows that 22 million people were displaced in 2013 by disasters brought on by natural hazard events. As in previous years, the worst affected region is Asia, where 19 million people, or 87.1 per cent of the global total, were displaced during the year.Document2014This report documents an assessment of disaster risk reduction for flooding in the Ba and Penang River catchments in Viti Levu, Fiji to identify the most cost-effective management options for communities and households.