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Strategic research into national and local capacity building for disaster risk management: literature review version 1Strategic Research into National and Local Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management (2013-2015), 2014This literature review has been conducted by Oxford Policy Management and the University of East Anglia as part of a multi-donor research project led by IFRC focusing on Strategic Research into National and Local Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management.Document
Facing Uncertainty: the value of climate information for adaptation, risk reduction and resilience in AfricaCARE International, 2014This report puts participatory scenario planning (PSP - a multi-stakeholder platform for making seasonal climate forecasts useful) into the broader context of climate communication, with a focus on Africa.OrganisationThe Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) is a global alliance and an initiative of the European Union (EU), launched in 2007 and coordinated by the European Commission (EC), aimed at strengtheningDocumentAsian Development Bank, 2014This report predicts significant economic losses in South Asia as the region faces the challenge of achieving and sustaining rapid economic growth to reduce poverty and attain other Millennium Development Goals in an era of accentuated risks posed by global climate change.DocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2014We use recent panel data on Tanzanian farm households to investigate how previous exposure to weather shocks affects the impact of a current shock. Specifically, we investigate the impact of droughts on agricultural outcomes and investments in children’s health, measured by their short- and long-term nutritional status.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014Executive summary analysing the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report from a South Asian perspective.Document
Financing recovery for resilience: enhancing the coverage, capitalization and coherence of pooled financing mechanisms for recovery to strengthen synergies between humanitarian, development and climate financeUnited Nations Development Programme, 2014This study asks whether the financing of recovery efforts is consistent with the international architecture in place to promote the transition from crisis to sustainable development in fragile and conflict-affected states.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2014This abridged report looks at the climate vulnerability of Lami Town in the Republic of Fiji. Urban communities in Fiji are located in highly hazard-prone areas in the coastal zone. Storm surges and sea-level rise can affect settlements, food production and infrastructure.DocumentBBC Media Action, 2014This policy briefing, produced by BBC Media Action, draws upon the world’s largest study of people’s everyday experience of climate change: the Climate Asia Project.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This bulletin features a range of recent results and learning from the Climate & Development Knowledge Network’s (CDKN’s) programme to strengthen climate resilient development in Bangladesh.