All articles for the topic: policy framework

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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Reconciling Water, Energy and Agricultural Sector Demands in Zambia

This project addresses the interconnected water, energy and food development challenges in Zambia at different levels.

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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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Climate change adaptation and local resiliency in Sofala Province, Mozambique

University of Notre Dame researchers with one DRR committee

Project description

This project (ongoing), supported by International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (...

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Downstream Voices Wetland Solutions to Reducing Disaster Risk

Introduction

Until recently, the world’s response to inevitable climate change was based on producing ever more precise forecasts of what would happen locally – running ever more...

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Local approaches to harmonising climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction policies: Lessons from India

Summary

In the face of increasing climate-related disasters, calls for effective climate change adaptation policies are growing worldwide. Yet such policies often fail to gain priority...

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Climate and Development Outlook for Rwanda

Abstract

CDKN’s 8th Climate and Development Outlook takes a geographically focused look at climate compatible development in Rwanda. For several years now, the Government of Rwanda has...

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Local climate change adaptation planning

Introduction

The earth’s climate is continuously changing but accelerated rates of climate change over the last century are of significant concern. Increases in average temperatures have...

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