All articles for the topic: disaster risk reduction

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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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Udyama

Udyama is a food security and sustainable rural livelihoods focused action and advocacy oriented organization primaril
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Beyond Resilience

"Climate Change's Role in Disaster Risk Reduction's Future: Beyond Vulnerability and Resilience" is a new paper freely available for download. Read the summary here.

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Everyday Disasters and Everyday Heroes

Read here about Frontline: A programme that uniquely finds out from local people what threats they face.

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A Range of Approaches to Address Loss and Damage from Climate Change Impacts in Bangladesh

The report provides policymakers and other decision makers in Bangladesh with information that will help them make decisions and implement approaches to address – and reduce – loss and damage. 

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Partners for Resilience (PfR) Uganda

This poster is one of the posters featured at the CBA9 conferance 2015. For more information about CBA9, visit: www.cba9.org.

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Afghan Cities for Life

This article examines the key environmental challenges facing Afghan cities, including services such as transport, water, sanitation; natural resource management; climate change and DRR.

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Capacity-building on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation for District and National Environmental Officers of Bhutan

Read about when SEI conducted a customised 5-day interactive workshop on climate change adaptation and mitigation in Bangkok for staff of Bhutan’s National Environmental Commission.

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Alpine Hazards in South Tyrol in Italy

 

This case study is part of the emBRACE project. In an interdisciplinary, socially inclusive and collaborative context, emBRACE aims to improve the framing of resilience in the context of...

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When people move

Podcast by UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition: When people move. Understanding how climate change creates the movement of people

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Focus Humanitarian Assistance

Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) is an international group of agencies established in Europe, North America, South and Central Asia to complement the provision of emergency re

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A closer look at the practices of vulnerability assessment and the priorities of adaptation funding

The burning issue in the climate change adaptation debate is arguably about funding: who should receive it, and why?

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Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate cHange (Ja REEACH)

A community member presents the direct and indirect impacts of flooding in the community of Troy as part of the Ja REEACH CEDAR (Communities Engaged to Drive Adaptation...

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INSIDE STORY: Building resilience to climate change locally

Valenzuela City is one of the 16 cities that make up ‘Metro Manila’, or the National Capital Region. Of the 144 cities in the Philippines, Valenzuela City is the 13th most populous, with...

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Understanding the risk of flooding in the city: The case of Barangay Potrero, Metro Manila

Malabon City is in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines. It is part of a sub-region called CAMANAVA (composed of the cities of CAloocan, MAlabon, NAvotas...

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Digital storytelling

Our Valuable Voices

Read about the storytelling project with the Cham fisherwomen and men in Vietnam which was the first time CARE Vietnam had used Community Digital Storytelling.

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Friendship

Friendship is a value-based organisation with a holistic approach to development.

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World Disasters Report

Culture and risk

This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters ...

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Mangroves for coastal defence

This practical guidebook summarises the findings of three technical reviews on mangroves and provides practical management recommendations to coastal zone managers and policymakers.

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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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Using traditional knowledge in Nicaragua

Partners for Resilience is a global consortium project which seeks to integrate climate change adaptation (CCA) practice with both disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the sustainable management of ecosystems through natural resource management (NRM) approaches.

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A methodology for CBA planning in Vietnam

Women from four villages in Khanh Binh commune, An Phu District, discuss existing livelihood activities as part of the resilient livelihood study.

A methodology for CBA...
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CBA and disaster risk reduction in Bangladesh

Fishing along the Northern char lands, Bangladesh. © Agnes Otzelberger / CARE

Through its Strengthening Household Ability to Respond to Development Opportunities (...

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Rural Nepal

Using Mobile Phones to Reduce the Adversities of Climate Change in Rural Nepal

The initiative aims to build resilience by improving the livelihood assets of vulnerable communities, and the work reported here focuses on the rural communities around South-Central Nepal.

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