Ilan Kelman

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How resilient is resilience?

This blog asks: how useful (or not) is the concept of resilience for people affected by development concerns such as disaster risk, including climate change challenges and opportunities?

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Keep resilience language simple

What's in a word? This short blog underlines the importance of keeping resilience language simple if we are to communicate effectively.

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Tourism Industry Financing of Climate Change Adaptation

Tourism, climate change, and small islands

The SIDS’ tourism sector is threatened by climate change and high adaptation costs. Through industry stakeholders, this study explores the potential of tourism to finance its own CCA.

 

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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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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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