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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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Climate Change and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

This article reviews climate change within the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 (SFDRR).

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Disasters, climate change and development

This discussion brief examines the relationship between climate and disaster risk reduction, aiming to identify ways for them to work better together. 

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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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Beyond Resilience

"Climate Change's Role in Disaster Risk Reduction's Future: Beyond Vulnerability and Resilience" is a new paper freely available for download. Read the summary here.

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Everyday Disasters and Everyday Heroes

Read here about Frontline: A programme that uniquely finds out from local people what threats they face.

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Alpine Hazards in South Tyrol in Italy

 

This case study is part of the emBRACE project. In an interdisciplinary, socially inclusive and collaborative context, emBRACE aims to improve the framing of resilience in the context of...

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When people move

Podcast by UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition: When people move. Understanding how climate change creates the movement of people

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INSIDE STORY: Building resilience to climate change locally

Valenzuela City is one of the 16 cities that make up ‘Metro Manila’, or the National Capital Region. Of the 144 cities in the Philippines, Valenzuela City is the 13th most populous, with...

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World Disasters Report

Culture and risk

This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters ...

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Mangroves for coastal defence

This practical guidebook summarises the findings of three technical reviews on mangroves and provides practical management recommendations to coastal zone managers and policymakers.

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Climate change adaptation and local resiliency in Sofala Province, Mozambique

University of Notre Dame researchers with one DRR committee

Project description

This project (ongoing), supported by International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (...

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Methods for Community Resilience

The paper links inter- and trans-disciplinary methodologies to map stakeholders’ knowledge and combine this with the best available data for disaster resilience planning.

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Working with nature towards integrated approaches to disaster risk reduction

Introduction

All around the world, people are increasingly exposed to disaster risk from natural hazards such as droughts, storms and floods. As disasters increase in frequency and...

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Criteria for Ecosystem-Smart Disaster Risk Reduction

Introduction

The integration of ecosystems and natural resource management in disaster risk reduction (DRR) has been largely overlooked to date. This document introduces a set of criteria...

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Disasters and Climate Change

Generating knowledge to integrate disaster risk reduction (DRR) with equitable, sustainable and resilient development, recognizing that development and DRR are interlinked.  

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FKx 1: The linkages between disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation

This page shows the results of an experiment in collaborative knowledge generation, the Frontline Knowledge Explorer.  

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