All articles for the topic: disaster risk reduction

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Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused, or accelerated by, climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication covers Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.

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Climate Risk Assessment: A Pilot Study in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

This climate risk assessment pilot study from Kullu, Himachal Pradesh shows how to assess and design remedial interventions at the local level using the Climate Risk Management Framework for India.

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Sophiko

This solution, which has been implemented by the Caucasian Environmental Non-Government Organizations Network (CENN) and supported by USAID, aimed to reduce soil erosion in the Keda Municipality by planting vineyards of Chkhaveri grapes.

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Strong roots, strong women: empowering women for community and coastal ecosystem resilience in central Vietnam

‘Strong Roots, Strong Women’ uses Eco-DRR to empower women for community and coastal ecosystem resilience in central Vietnam.

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University of the Philippines Resilience Institute

UP Resilience Institute is a proactive hub to empower Philippine communities with benchmark information vital for effective Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Risk Reduction (CCA-DRR).

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Edge Effect

Edge Effect assists humanitarian and development organisations to work in genuine partnerships with sexual and gender minorities (aka people with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity/express

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Including non-normative genders and sexualities (NNGS) in climate change adaptation policy and action

This joint project has contributed to strengthening local capacity and advocated for/integrated the concerns and strengths of LGBTIQ+ partners into local and national policies.

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Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change in the UK: A Report by the British Ecological Society

This report examines how nature-based solutions can address societal problems in the UK in ways which benefit both people and nature.

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Inclusive Resilience Outlook

This background document focuses on how to build inclusive resilience in the Asia-Pacific region – that is, resilience-building processes and practices that work for everyone. 

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This Somali woman is carrying the wood, fabric and cords necessary to build her tent after fleeing drought. She walked four hours, crossing the mountains bordering the dry valley. Of her 200 sheep, nothing is left. Sick from the lack of food, her husband is now in hospital, leaving her alone to care for their five children.

e-Learning course: Disaster Displacement

This interactive and dynamic eLearning course distils the guidance of the Words into Action Guideline - Disaster Displacement: How to Reduce Risk, Address Impacts and Strengthen Resilience.

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Panorama

PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet is a partnership initiative to document and promote examples of inspiring, replicable solutions across a range of conservation and sustain

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Ecosystem-based adaptation and integrated water resources management

This study explores how ecosystem-based adaptation and integrated water resources management can be merged to achieve greater climate resilience in watersheds.

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SEI Certificate of Completion for the Gender MOOC

Gender, environment and development MOOC

Gender is considered a key variable of power inequality. This online course helps you better understand gender in environment and sustainable development.

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Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

The Intact Centre helps homeowners, communities, governments and businesses to identify, and reduce, risks associated with climate change and extreme weather events in Canada.

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eCCET Helper

Currently under development, the eCCET Helper will provide climate data and guide users in adaptation planning thru the Climate Change Expenditure Tagging system in the Philippines.

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Adapt2Climate

Adapt2climate aims to make available existing information on climate change impacts, vulnerability assessments and adaptation in Belgium.

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Regional Climate Consortium for Asia and the Pacific (RCCAP)

RCCAP is a web portal that provides access to climate data, and guidance material to support climate-resilient development in developing countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

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Climate-ADAPT

Climate-ADAPT aims to support Europe in adapting to climate change helping users to access and share data and information on climate change projections, vulnerability and adaptation.

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Knowledge Portal for Climate Adaptation

The Knowledge Portal for Climate Adaptation is the pre-eminent source of information for everyone engaged in climate adaptation in The Netherlands. 

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Gobernanza participativa y gestión del riesgo ante incendios forestales en el Perú

Este blog presenta aprendizajes en la gestión de riesgo de los incendios forestales en la región de Apurímac, Perú.

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Community Resilience to Floods and Landslides in Barangay Napaan, Malay, Aklan

Barangay Napaan is highly vulnerable to flooding, flash floods, and landslides. Community members decided to address these risks and strengthen their resilience.

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Asia Pacific Children and Youth Voices on Climate Crisis and Disaster Risk Reduction

The article presents findings from consultations with children and youth in 13 countries in Asia and the Pacific. It highlights their knowledge, experience and contribution to disaster resilience and climate action.

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The Andes

Adaptation to Glacio-Hydrological Change in High Mountains

This dissertation explores how adaptation is studied in mountain systems as well as what we know about and might do to address growing adaptation needs in high mountain communities.

 

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Taxonomies developed for CCA & DRR

These taxonomies integrate terms from high level glossaries and keyword tags used in knowledge platforms to provide a foundation for interconnecting all related knowledge online.

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