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Flooding in Ubon Ratchathani is Northern Thailand, September 2019

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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Greyspace Collective - Resilience consulting

Greyspace Collective prepares communities for an uncertain future, particularly in the face of climate change, sea level rise, and other disruptive dynamics.

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CARE Nepal

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Towards a Safer World Network

The Towards a Safer World initiative (TASW) convenes a broad range of multi-sector, multi-regional stakeholders involved in whole-of-society preparedness including non-traditional partners from bus

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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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Should resilience-building projects (always) be socially acceptable?

This paper asks "What makes humanitarian and development projects socially acceptable?" It combines various sources to gain insight into people’s lived experiences of (trying) to build resilience.

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Crisis modifiers: A solution for a more flexible development-humanitarian system?

Do crisis modifiers enable development actors to act early, address climate and conflict risks, and work coherently alongside humanitarian actors?

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Presentations from the 1st Annual International Technical Workshop on Climate Risk

This article provides presentations made during a workshop on climate risk, which focused on "Facing the Challenges of Global Climate Regulation, Compliance and Innovation."

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UK business opportunities in a changing climate

Climate change is presenting UK businesses with opportunities as well as risks, according to this report commissioned by the Environment Agency and produced by Acclimatise.

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Enhancers of child nutritional status in post-flood rural settings

This article explores the role of education in reducing the societal impacts of extreme flood events, particularly with regards to post-flood child undernutrition.

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emBRACE: Social Learning and Resilience Building

This report explores how the challenges faced by communities at risk from environmental hazards might be tackled via the application of social learning practices.

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Climate Change’s Role in Disaster Risk Reduction’s Future

This article uses vulnerability and resilience to explore the intersections and overlaps amongst climate change, disaster risk reduction, and sustainability.  

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Exploring nature-based solutions

The impacts of climate change related events and disasters on human society and the environment can often be reduced using Green Infrastructure solutions; this report explains how.

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The 3As: Tracking Resilience

This paper presents an explanatory framework for measuring resilient outcomes that embraces and makes sense of the current diversity in resilience approaches.

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