All content for the theme: disaster risk reduction

Robin Cox

Cox: Global reconciliation key to climate action

June 24, 2019. Dr. Robin Cox, delivered the keynote presentation "Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience" in Mexico City. 

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Centro de Monitoramento e Alerta de Desastres Naturais

Cemaden's mission is to carry out the monitoring of natural hazards in risk areas in municipalities susceptible to natural disasters, as well as to conduct research and technological innovations th

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University of the Philippines

The University of the Philippines (UP) is the country’s national university.

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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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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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Aftermath of the 2015 Nepal earthquake.

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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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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Inception meeting of the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) fellowship program, July 2014

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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Earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Photo: Sonny Inbaraj

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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Barangay Anibong in Tacloban (Philippines), hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda on 8 November 2013 - 7-metre high storm surges and wind speeds of 315 km/hour. Photo: Albert Salamanca/SEI

A typology framework for trade-offs in development and disaster risk reduction:Typhoon Haiyan recovery in Tacloban, Philippines

What are the trade-offs in the pursuit of development and DRR and what is their role in transformation? This article provides a typology of trade-off dimensions applied in a SE Asian case study.

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Trade-offs in development and disaster risk decision-making

A discussion brief from SEI's TDDR Initiative considers key trade-offs found in development and DRR decision-making in search of spaces for transformation. 

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72-hour Emergency Assessment approach

This document provides an overview of the aims, applications and general method behind the 72-hour assessment method, by which WFP can respond quickly and appropriately to humanitarian disasters.

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TDDR at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

SEI's initiative on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk (TDDR) outcomes from the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held from 22-26 May, in Cancun, Mexico.

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M&E to enhance adaptation and reduce disaster risk

This PLACARD webinar examined some of the lessons learned from M&E emerging from CCA and DRR evaluation processes, and how we can ensure that learning can inform both practices.

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The role of foresight

Using foresight to reduce climate vulnerability

Foresight can be a valuable tool in both climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, as well a useful method to integrate the two approaches.

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The Sendai Framework: A catalyst for the transformation of disaster risk reduction?

This discussion brief examines how elements of adaptive governance appear in the Sendai Framework, and how they might support transformative change in DRR.

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Strengthening disaster risk management in India

This research analyses in detail the state disaster management plans from five very different states (in terms of climate, geography and size): Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Odisha and Uttarakhand.

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Practical Answers: Knowledge sharing for development

Practical Answers (available online and as an app) provides information on a wealth of technical expertise in areas such as Agriculture, Disaster Risk Reduction, Water and Sanitation and many more.

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Transformative Development and Disaster Risk Management

This overview builds on previous work in Integrated Research on Disaster Risk to provide the science-based evidence for the development of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction

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Migration as adaptation?

The issue discusses possible adaptation policies and current CC and development policy structures on human mobility in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Kenya, Mauritius, PNG and Vietnam.

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Transforming disaster risk reduction

This article highlights key areas where efforts to reduce the underlying causes/drivers of vulnerability and risk need to be improved to create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

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PLACARD

PLACARD seeks to support the coordination of the Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction communities for coherent, mutually reinforcing and pragmatic planning and action.

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Crews search through the rubble after the Nepal earthquake in April 2015

SEI Initiative on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk

This SEI Initiative seeks to integrate DRR around the world with equitable, sustainable and resilient development by transforming the relationship between development and DRR. 

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Nation-building policies in Timor-Leste

This paper examines nation-building in the small island developing state of Timor-Leste in the context of disaster risk reduction, which necessarily includes climate change adaptation.

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