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Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the Pacific: an institutional and policy analysisInternational Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), 2012Disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) both share a common focus: reducing the vulnerability of communities and contributing to sustainable development. This study provides an analysis of the current level of integration of DDR and CCA in the Pacific region, with an emphasis on the institutional and policy environment.DocumentInternational Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), 2012This report, written by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), provides a global snapshot of how local governments reduce disaster risk and identifies trends in the perceptions and approaches of local governments toward disaster risk reduction (DRR).DocumentDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012This United Nations flagship publication launched at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012 aims to raise awareness on sustainability and green growth. The objective is to show renewed political commitment for sustainable development, while assessing progress to date.DocumentClimate Research, 2011Climate information is an important prerequisite for informed decision-making in risk management and adaptation to help prevent climate extremes from becoming disasters.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2012Early warning technologies have greatly benefited from recent advances in communication and information technologies and an improved knowledge on natural hazards. Nevertheless, gaps remain in early warning technologies and capacities, especially in the developing world, and a lot has to be done for the development of a global multi-hazard system.DocumentCenter for Participatory Research and Development, 2012Bangladesh is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world, where more than 3.5 million coastal peoples’ livelihoods depend directly or indirectly on fishing and related activities under extremely difficult conditions. Economic hardship is likely to be aggravated by climate change and its various effects.Document2012This document, produced by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), summarizes key lessons from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX). This is done with an explicit focus on Asia. It begins by outlining ten key messages from the SREX report.Document2012The issue of climate change is set to increase the frequency of extreme weather events. Countries, therefore, are required to undertake adaptive measures to ameliorate the impact of such events; Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is an important element of such measures.DocumentAsian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network: Indore Initiative, 2009This report describes the findings of a Hazard, Capacity & Vulnerability Assessment (HCVA) of Quy Nhon, Vietnam. It has been produced by Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCN).Document2010This report, published by the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCN), summarizes climate resilience plans for Quy Nhon City, Vietnam. The report is comprised of three parts. The first section examines potential climate change impacts and areas of vulnerability within Quy Nhon.