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This note provides information relevant to the agreement of target (ii) of the draft Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), which reads: [Substantially
This note provides information relevant to the agreement of target (i) of the draft Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), which reads: Reduce disaster
Complex crises produce impacts that cascade across space and time in unpredictable ways, and create severe hardship among vulnerable groups in developing countries.
A chapter from Climate Change and Global Poverty. A Billion Lives in the Balance? Chapter 10: The Climate Security Connection: What it Means for the Poor?
Protecting human rights and promoting gender equality must be central to disaster risk reduction and resilience building.
The development of the ‘Characteristics of a Disaster-Resilient Community’ has been commissioned by a group of
The impacts of climate change, drought and desertification are closely interlinked, and most acutely experienced by populations whose livelihoods depend principally on
Extreme weather and climate events, interacting with exposed and vulnerable human and natural systems, can lead to disasters.
In this paper we argue that rationalist ‘predict then act’ approaches to disaster risk management (DRM) policy promote unrealistic public expectations of DRM provision
The Working Group I contribution to the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) considers new evidence of climate change based on many indep