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Aftermath of Yolanda in Tacloban, Philippines
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Careless Development Models in Yolanda's Wake

Six years after Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) devastated Tacloban city in the Philippines the struggle for recovery continues. A call for transformation in the current development and recovery model. 

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Woman in Africa carrying baby
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Why gender matters in climate adaptation

Climate change does not affect all people equally.  For adaptation to succeed, the social drivers of vulnerability have to be tackled head on.

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Flooding in Ubon Ratchathani is Northern Thailand, September 2019
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2019 Asia-Pacific Disaster Report shows a region at risk and running out of time

The 2019 Asia-Pacific Disaster Report reveals an alarming new “riskscape” for the region. Members of the ICoE reflect on the findings of the report.

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Aftermath of the Bangkok Thailand floods, 2011
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Transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk

This presentation showcases key insights and lessons learnt from five years of scientific research around transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk.

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Aftermath of the 2015 Nepal earthquake.
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Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Global Platform is a biennial multi-stakeholder forum to review progress, share knowledge and discuss the latest trends in reducing disaster risk.

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Storm seen from space
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International Centre of Excellence on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk

This fact sheet outlines the work of the International Centre of Excellence on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk.

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People hanging washing in informal settlement
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A Framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk

Part of the IRDR working paper series, this paper lays out a framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk.

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Aftermath of the 2015 earthquake in Nepal
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What is equitable resilience?

This discussion brief outlines four key elements for equitable resilience-building in development and disaster risk management.

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innovation
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Assessing an innovation's social and technical readiness

The TIF is a standard method to assess an innovation´s technical and social readiness. It is being tested and improved using a selection from more than 75 innovations throughout Europe.

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Inception meeting of the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) fellowship program, July 2014
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ProSus #1: Building Leadership for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia

The first issue of ProSus Magazine explores ideas and solutions for disaster risk reduction in Asia, highlighting research from the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship program.

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Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
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Transforming Development and Disaster Risk

The article brings together learning on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk by a SEI Initiative funded by Sida.

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Earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Photo: Sonny Inbaraj
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Adaptive governance as a catalyst for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk through the Sendai Framework

This paper investigates the importance of adaptive governance for disaster risk reduction and explores the transformations needed to achieve equitable, resilient, and sustainable development.

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