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Transformation

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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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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Equitable Resilience

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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Trade-offs

Motorbike navigates flash flood in Thailand
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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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Adaptive Governance

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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Earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Photo: Sonny Inbaraj
Article

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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