All articles for the topic: disaster risk reduction

Two people walking on a mountain in Hindu Kush Himalaya. View with a peak behind and a blue sky.

The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

This open access volume is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. 

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Key boundary partners for bridging CCA and DRR in Europe.

Key insights for bridging CCA and DRR in the European Green Deal

The PLACARD manifesto shares insights that bridge climate change adaptation & disaster risk reduction - 3 action areas to improve cooperation & recommendations for the European Green Deal.

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Cover of the PLACARD Transforming knowledge management for climate action report

Transforming knowledge management for climate action

Addressing the climate crisis requires ready access to data and information. This paper outlines a road map to make knowledge discovery and learning faster and more efficient.

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Cover of PLACARD Institutional strengthening report

Strengthening institutional coordination & capacities

A PLACARD report showcasing innovative activities that target collaboration, improved communication, increased coherence, and capacity-sharing between the CCA and DRR communities.

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Colombian flag with the blue sky on background.

Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Colombia Case Study

This case study explores Colombia's efforts to align its national-level policy processes under global agendas, highlighting the context-specific nature of the alignment process.

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Womans carrying loads on their heads with Virungas volcanoes in the background, viewed from Kisoro town, Uganda. From left to right, Mt. Muhavura, Mt. Mgahinga, Mt. Sabinyo

Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development: Kenya Case Study

This case study explores Uganda's efforts to align its national-level policy processes under global agendas, highlighting the context-specific nature of the alignment process.

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Woman with water container at well. Sri Lanka. Photo © Dominic Sansoni / World Bank

Alignment to Advance Climate-Resilient Development in Sri Lanka

This case study focuses on efforts in Sri Lanka under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Blue sky above a steep rock face, with the word 'story' above.

Using stories to encourage action

These guidance materials (including a video) show the value of storytelling and provide insights and inspiration for creating motivating narratives for your own situation and audience.

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Building in Italy with trees and plants on balconies

Foresight for policy & decision-makers

This report explores the potential role of foresight in integrating DRR and CCA through an analysis of 20 of the most common foresight methods.

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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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"Young voices" video presented at the 2019 European Climate Change Adaptation conference

A youth´s call for climate action

“Young voices” is an interactive and multimedia project: they produced a Call for action – young people's perspective on climate change video presented at the ECCA 2019.

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Transboundary climate risks

Wilton Park conference on transboundary climate risk

This event examined the benefits and challenges of a more multilateral approach to adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

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People hanging washing in informal settlement

A Framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk

Part of the IRDR working paper series, this paper lays out a framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk.

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