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15/10/2020
This publication of Common Inspection Criteria is intended to share knowledge about technical and organizational measures and enforcement practices related to major hazard control and implementation of the Seveso Directive. The criteria were developed by Seveso inspectors to aid the dissemination of good enforcement and risk management practices for...
14/10/2020
This policy brief makes the case for anchoring loss and damage in the NDCs, and is intended to help governments do so in the context of their NDC enhancement processes for holistic climate action .Integrating loss and damage in the NDCs can be instrumental in mobilizing increasing ambition to implement the Paris Agreement. In addition, as loss...
14/10/2020
A. About Asian Disaster Preparedness CenterADPC is an autonomous international organization with a vision to reduce disaster and climate risk impacts on communities and countries in Asia and the Pacific by working with governments, development partners, international organizations, NGOs, civil society, private sector, media, and other key stakeholders.Established...
14/10/2020
In this report the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance reviews the progress made towards Alliance objectives over the course of Year 2, where they stand relative to their goals, and what they have learned about building flood and multi-hazard resilience as a result of grappling with the COVID-19 crisis. The information included in this annual report has...
14/10/2020
This report provides a stock-take on the myriad ways financial institutions are incorporating climate risk considerations into their businesses and risk operations. Guided by the TCFD framework, this top-to-bottom perspective on climate risk applications explores board and executive strategic planning, risk analysis and reporting, and business line...
14/10/2020
This report provides a complete diagnosis of Mauritius' vulnerability and exposure to disaster risk, as well as a series of recommendations based on a cross-sectoral and inclusive approach to DRR. The assessment of Mauritius' capacities for DRM was based on the CADRI Capacity Diagnosis and Planning Tool, a self-assessment tool that...
14/10/2020
The Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) rolled out the first phase of the city's La Niña Implementation Plan.
14/10/2020
How the United States' implementation of climate change adaptation programs is exacerbating inequality and breeding a new form of climate gentrification.
14/10/2020
Though many people still view the climate crisis as a geographic and physical phenomenon, there is a very real human and biological side too.
14/10/2020
Data concerning both the spread of the virus and the indirect consequences of the lockdown suggest that the severe restrictions imposed in South Africa were far from effective.

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