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02/07/2020
This country brief focuses on the process to formulate and implement National Adaptation Plans in Nepal. The groundwork for supporting NAPs is considered, covering the policy, planning and budgetary framework, priority adaptation sectors, climate assessments, the implementation of adaptation actions and plans thus far. This brief includes the philosophy...
01/07/2020
Dervorliegende Bericht präsentiert die Ergebnisse des mehrjährigen Forschungsprojekts Impact CHAIN im Auftrag des Umweltbundesamts. Die Forschendendes Vorhabens zeigen: Über welche Wirkungsketten der globale Klimawandel auf die deutsche Volkswirtschaft wirkt und wie relevant die unterschiedlichen Typen von Wirkungsketten sind...
01/07/2020
This training module has been prepared to inspire the youth, young professionals and volunteers to look beyond their monotonous scope and bring forth disruptions and innovations in the field of disaster risk reduction and risk management. Given the tremendous potential of the youth, young professionals, this module intends to motivate them to work towards...
01/07/2020
This Handbook developed as an outcome document of the workshop conducted for BIMSTEC Member Countries at Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management (GIDM), from 17thto 20th December 2019, is intended to function as a preliminary support guide for the urban planning professionals in the BIMSTEC Member Countries to understand the fundamentals of disaster...
01/07/2020
The Institute of Public Policy and Development (IPPD) commissioned The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) to produce an in-depth study that combines city-level resilience scores with qualitative insight from experts. Covering Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore (which have a combined population of 35m), this project identifies...
01/07/2020
This policy brief, “We Need To Do Better”, seeks to improve knowledge of and evidence for strengthening child protection elements within laws and regulations related to disaster risk management. Specifically, this study calls on governments and disaster agencies to counter the lack of attention, systems and inadequate investment...
01/07/2020
Confusion and disinformation have been a feature of the COVID-19 pandemic. The press has tried to plough through an avalanche of information to illustrate the situation from various perspectives, but a focus on day-to-day coverage combined with a lack of access to diverse and reliable sources has complicated the task. UNDRR organised a webinar to help...
01/07/2020
The current effort on fighting COVID-19 cannot conceal the fact that climatic and geological hazards affect Latin-America and the Caribbean every year. At a time when countries of the region are actively responding to the pandemic, they also need to prepare for and implement actions to mitigate the potential impacts of other recurrent hazards. For instance,...
01/07/2020
El mundo está expuesto a distintos tipos de amenazas, sean estas de origen natural, de origen antrópico o ambas. Hemos sufrido sismos, aluviones, incendios forestales, períodos de contaminación ambiental y una larga lista de otros eventos, incluyendo las consecuencias del Cambio Climático que van a acrecentar los eventos de tipo hidrometeorológicos,...
01/07/2020
UBA report showed climate change outside of Europe has posed a larger risk to Germany's economy due to international trade networks.

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