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23/05/2020
La pandemia del virus Covid-19 es un riesgo de escala mundial que todos los días afecta a más y a más personas. Sin embargo, dentro de los diferentes grupos que pueden verse afectados, las personas con discapacidad suelen estar en una situación más vulnerable que otros grupos sociales.Considerando la ausencia de cifras sobre cuál podría ser el...
23/05/2020
El presente trabajo analiza comparativamente dos procesos de recuperación de la normalidad posdesastre en el marco de la gubernamentalidad neoliberal. El primer caso es el terremoto-tsunami del 27 de febrero de 2010 en el centro sur de Chile, mientras que el segundo corresponde a la catástrofe de la región serrana de Río de Janeiro, Brasil, después...
23/05/2020
In 2000, Mozambique was hit by widespread flooding that affected some 4.5 million people and cost approximately 20% of the country’s gross domestic product. This paper details the development of sustainable flood risk management strategies and the production of educational tools to reduce rural communities’ vulnerability to flooding....
23/05/2020
Watershed degradation has resulted in high risk of erosion followed by risk of flooding in the lowlands and has become the most livelihoods' threatening factor in Ethiopia in general and in the fragile watersheds of Hawassa-Zuria District in particular. The objectives of this study were: (a) to assess farmers' practices of land, water, and...
23/05/2020
Over the past decade, flooding in Lagos has increased significantly, drawing increasing attention to the need for flood risk management. The paper examines the current approach to flood risk management by public and private agents in the city in the context of international flood risk management practices. The implications of existing flood management...
23/05/2020
This “Toolkit for Climate Resilient Infrastructure PPP” and the accompanying report “Improving Climate Resilience in Public-Private Partnerships in Jamaica” are the result of an 18-month project of the Climate Change Division at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with the Public-Private...
23/05/2020
Resilience, a structure’s ability to withstand and recover from disaster, is a critical issue in today’s world. Building residents, building owners, lenders, and institutional investors alike are vulnerable to the negative impact of natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and wildfires. During this session, participants....Date: 02 Jun 2020
23/05/2020
Resilience, a structure’s ability to withstand and recover from disaster, is a critical issue in today’s world. Building residents, building owners, lenders, and institutional investors alike are vulnerable to the negative impact of natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and wildfires. During this session, participants....Date: 02 Jun 2020
23/05/2020
This event is the first part in the webinar series "Climate Change and Resilience in times of COVID-19" and will take place at 10:00 (Panama)..Date: 25 May 2020

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