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Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: building the resilience of nations and communities to disastersInternational Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), 2005This paper presents a detailed overview of ‘The Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015', which was adopted at the World Conference on Disaster Reduction, held in Hyogo, Japan in 2005.DocumentUniversity of New South Wales (UNSW) Australian Tsunami Research Centre & Natural Hazards Research Laboratory (ATRC-NHRL), 2010This paper presents the integration of DRR and CCA initiatives in the pacific community, and draws upon the knowledge and insight of key stakeholders from multiple backgrounds to develop an understanding of the current status of DRR and CCA in the region.DocumentPreventionWeb, 2008Development faces a growing threat from climate change. Yet despite the significant overlap, the respective agendas of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) have been left to evolve independently up until now.DocumentReliefweb, 2008This study identifies the most likely humanitarian implications of climate change for the next 20-30 year period. The authors use Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to map specific hazards associated with climate change – specifically: floods, cyclones and droughts – and place them in relation to factors influencing vulnerability.Document
Climate resilient cities. A primer on reducing vulnerabilities to climate change impacts and strengthening disaster risk management in East Asian citiesWorld Bank, 2008This primer is a guide for local governments in East Asia to help them understand the concepts and consequences of climate change and how climate change consequences contribute to urban vulnerabilities.