All articles for the topic: disaster risk management

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The impacts of flooding on well-being and the role of ecosystem-based adaptation

We show that floods can have a substantial impact on the well-being of flood affected individuals and especially on women.

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Climate variability and impact in ASSAR’s East African region

This new paper from ASSAR's east Africa team looks at impact climate-related risks, impacts and vulnerability across the semi-arid regions of East Africa.

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Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme

The Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme works to strengthen climate science (especially glaciology and related areas) and capacities for climate change adaptation planning. 

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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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Ecosystem-based Adaptation, Women and Flood Resilience in Central Vietnam

ResilNam aims at strengthening the role of women in DRM and CCA through ecosystem-based adaptation, namely the restoration and sustainable management of mangroves and urban water bodies.

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Associated Programme on Flood Management

The Associated Programme on Flood Management was jointly founded by the World Meteorological Organization and the

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Drought and its interactions in East Africa

Research being undertaken by ASSAR's East Africa team is underlining the interconnected nature of environmental and social dynamics in semi-arid regions. Read more about it in this detailed report.

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Community Initatives for Development in Pakistan

Community Initiatives for Development in Pakistan (CIDP) is a Non-Governmental, non-profitable organization working for the betterment of the society, with the social development objectives it alwa

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Ritsumeikan University

Ritsumeikan University is a private university in Kyoto, Japan, that traces its roots to 1869. Today, Ritsumeikan University is considered to be one of Japan's top universities, and is especially w

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Building resilience through ecosystem restoration in Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

The Atlas maps the landscape and illustrates challenges and opportunities for sustainable resource management. The analysis is a roadmap to reverse environmental degradation.

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National Disaster Management Authority India

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), headed by the Prime Minister of India, is the apex body for Disaster Management in India.

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OML Center

The OML Center is a research institute that recognizes that science and technology have a critical role to play in enhancing the resilience and coping capacity of the various sector of the society

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Kings College London

King’s College London is one of England’s oldest and most prestigious university institutions: a multi-faculty research-led university college based in the heart of London.

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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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The Center for Studies and Disaster Prevention

The Center for Studies and Disaster Prevention - PREDES - is a non-governmental, nonprofit organization created in 1983 to help reduce vulnerability and disaster risk in Peru. 

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Transformative Development and Disaster Risk Management

This overview builds on previous work in Integrated Research on Disaster Risk to provide the science-based evidence for the development of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction

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Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre

The Climate Centre’s mission is to help the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and its partners reduce the impacts of climate change and e

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Monitoring and early warning of glacial lake outburst floods in the area of Yarkant River

Average temperature in China has increased more than the global average. The melting ice from receding glaciers is heightening the risk of Glacier Lake Outburst Flood. 

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Gender and Resilience

Individual, household and community resilience to climate extremes and disasters depend on the local context and the extent to which agencies address existing social dynamics and power relations.

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FCFA Pilot: Malawi

Summary

There is growing interest about how climate information can be used to better inform decision-making across a range of sectors and socio-political and environmental settings. To...

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How can Ethiopia do better at mitigating disaster risk and adapting to climate change?

Government officials brainstorming about how to improve DRM process

A blog by Manish Kumar, ACCRA Ethiopia Coordinator

Manish Kumar is the newest member of the ACCRA...

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Integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, India

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Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Gorakhpur District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone districts in Eastern Uttar...

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An agenda for risk-informed decision-making

Summary

More frequent and intense climate extremes are expected as the climate changes; this, combined with changing patterns of exposure and vulnerability, is creating new geographic...

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What does it take to mainstream disaster risk management in key sectors?

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Climate-related disasters are becoming more frequent and negatively impacting development progress across the world. People are already experiencing the impacts of climate...

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