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Participants in a Climate Change Adaptation Design Sprint
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Development of climate adaptation courses

August 14, 2019. Royal Roads University has started the development two introductory courses on climate change adaptation.  

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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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Dr Robin Cox
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Competencies for Adaptation to Climate Change: An interview with Dr. Robin Cox

October 21, 2019. Robin Cox spoke with Steven Forth, Co-Founder of TeamFit, about the competency model for Climate Change Adaptation.

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Building a competency model for Adaptation to Climate Change

September 30, 2019. TeamFit published an article about the design of a competency model for Adaptation to Climate Change.

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Participants at the climate adaptation workshop
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The Challenge Dialogue Workshop

 

June 11, 2019. The Challenge Dialogue Workshop brought together over 50 climate change adaptation influencers from across BC.

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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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Robin Cox, Marsha Wagner and Dutch Consul-General Henk Snoeken
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Learning from Dutch innovations to address Canadian climate challenges

August 26, 2019. Dr. Robin Cox participated in a roundtable with the Dutch climate consultant Marsha Wagner and climate experts. 

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Robin Cox
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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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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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