All articles for the topic: disaster management

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COPE Books for Children: Droughts

Learn about how climate change will impact droughts and how to be more prepared for them with this illustrated book for children from COPE and United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction.

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COPE Books for Children: Earthquakes

Learn about disaster risk reduction and earthquakes with this illustrated book for children by COPE. 

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COPE Books for Children: Cyclones

Learn about disaster risk reduction and cyclones with this illustrated book for children from COPE. This time, the squad travels to Australia.

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COPE Books for Children: Storm Surges

Learn about risk reduction for storm surges in this illustrated book for children from COPE. This time the COPE squad travels to Hong Kong and the traditional fishing village of Tai O.

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COPE Landslides Book

In this beautifully illustrated book for children you will learn how to look out for the signs that a landslide may occur, how to be ready and prepared, and what to do during a landslide and evacuation.

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COPE Books for Children: Wildfires

Learn about disaster risk reduction and wildfires with this illustrated children's book from COPE. This time the COPE Squad travel to Pretoria, South Africa, to meet experts and learn all about wildfires. They put their training to good use when called to San Francisco to help with a real Wildfire.

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COPE Books for Children: Tsunamis

Learn about how to be prepared for a tsunami in this illustrated book for children from COPE and United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Profession Institute for Development and Socio Environmental Management

Professional Institute For Development And Socio Environmental Management (PRISM) is a non-profit organisation, established in 2000 that works primarily in the domain of Gender, Employment, Tourism

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Images of climate problems and solutions in Africa.

FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 1-6 Summary

This is a summary article signposting the FRACTAL Learning modules 1-6 on inspirational adaptation cases in Africa.

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Fishing settlement affected by the 2004 Tsunami and Cyclone Gaja in Akkaraipattai, Nagapattinam (Photo credits: Chandni Singh)

Recovery with Dignity

The Recovery with Dignity project aims to understand the experiences of recovery in post-disaster situations across three states in India – Odisha, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. 

 

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Community members in Sumberagung are involved in determining action to build resilience in their area. Photo: USAID APIK documentation

Village Development Plan Helps People in Sumberagung to Fight Landslides and Drought

This case study describes how mainstreaming climate resilience in village planning and budgeting has increased the resilience of the people in Sumberagung to landslides and drought.

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Cyclone Aila struck southern Bangladesh and eastern India on 27th May 2009.

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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Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in East Java Province | Kajian Kerentanan dan Risiko Iklim Provinsi Jawa Timur

Kajian yang berfokus pada Provinsi Jawa Timur ini dihasilkan oleh USAID APIK, sebagai dasar untuk menyusun strategi adaptasi perubahan iklim dan ketangguhan daerah.

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Community forum meeting in Sutojayan Village. Photo: Documentation of USAID APIK

Climate and Disaster Resilience Community Forum in Sutojayan Village

The new community forum has allowed occupants to understand disaster-prone maps in their area, formulate and implement climate adaptation and mitigation actions at the local level.

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Philippine Red Cross

The PRC is a major humanitarian organization based in Mandaluyong, Philippines.

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Managing disaster risks and water under climate change in Central Asia and Caucasus

This publication presents the conclusions emerging from a joint learning journey involving three thematic networks – Climate Change and Environment, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Water.

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ProSus #1: Building Leadership for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia

The first issue of ProSus Magazine explores ideas and solutions for disaster risk reduction in Asia, highlighting research from the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship program.

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Climate change adaptation and cross-sectoral policy coherence in southern Africa

This paper looks at the extent of policy coherence around climate change in the water and agriculture sectors in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia.

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Community volunteers working on the drainage. Pictures provided by: People’s Process on Housing and Poverty in Zambia.

FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 5

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Building Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the City of Lusaka, Zambia

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The New Frontier of Adaptive Finance for Disaster Recovery

This report asks how financial institutions can adapt their offerings to rebuild healthy markets after shock events and explores the use of adaptive finance for supporting post-disaster recovery.

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Strengthening disaster risk management in India

This research analyses in detail the state disaster management plans from five very different states (in terms of climate, geography and size): Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Odisha and Uttarakhand.

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Austrian Red Cross

The Structure of the Austrian Red Cross Society:
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ICTs Climate Change and Development Themes and Strategic Actions

This book looks at the intersection of three domains: information and communication technologies (ICTs), climate change, and socio-economic development sectors. 

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ICTs Climate Change and Development Case Evidence

Twenty new case studies on ICTs, climate change and development in the topic areas of: disaster management, new routes to adaptation, agricultural adaptation, mitigation, monitoring and strategy.

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