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13/06/2020
This study analyses the outcome of acting early on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines between 2018 and 2019, ahead of an El Niño‑induced drought. It evaluates the effectiveness of anticipatory actions and highlights families’ perspectives on the benefits of acting early.The lessons learned presented in...
13/06/2020
The rapid review (and the policy brief) provides an overview of the physical distancing measures that have been implemented in South Asian countries to date and recommendations on approaches that can be employed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, with a specific set of recommendations for India.This briefing paper was commissioned by the South Asia...
13/06/2020
This paper makes a case for local actions and community-based adaptation (CBA) by showing what adaptation success looks like at the local and community level. It recognizes that successful adaptation is process-driven and requires longer-term engagement along a full spectrum of actions, including visioning, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation,...
13/06/2020
This policy brief recommends focusing stimulus investment on resilient infrastructure and food security to overcome the COVID-climate crisis. The authors propose a set of policy recommendations (p. 13) that bring multiple benefits, a “triple dividend”, to African countries. The first dividend is reduced pandemic risk. The second...
12/06/2020
Recognising the importance of conducting an up-to-date capacity assessment of tsunami preparedness in the Indian Ocean 13 years after the first survey, the ICG/IOTWMS at its 11th session (Putrajaya, Malaysia, April 2017) established a Task Team on Capacity Assessment of Tsunami Preparedness (TT-CATP). The Task Team designed and conducted an online survey...
12/06/2020
Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is already highly dependent on food imports, making it also vulnerable to price shocks on the global markets and harvest failures in other world regions. This rapid review focuses on literature discussing the impact of climate change on food security, in terms of future water use and food import changes, for...
12/06/2020
This paper presents the results of quantitative research regarding the level of citizen preparedness for disasters caused by coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Serbia. The questionnaire examined citizens’ basic socio-economic and demographic characteristics, their knowledge, preparedness, risk perception and preventive measures taken individually...
12/06/2020
British Red Cross is seeking an experienced Finance and Admin Delegate to support the management of increased funds for our international Covid-19 response. This role is to be based with our Southern Africa regional team in Harare for 9-months. This key role will be to implement, manage and be responsible for all financial and administrative processes...
12/06/2020
About Asian Disaster Preparedness CenterADPC is an intergovernmental regional 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....
12/06/2020
About Asian Disaster Preparedness CenterADPC is an intergovernmental regional 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....

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