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Estrategia interna de la Federación para la movilización de recursos

La Estrategia de Movilización de Recursos de la Federación Internacional se orienta a forjar alianzas estratégicas y maximizar oportunidades de ingresos para las Sociedades Nacionales y el Secretariado conforme a los objetivos de la Estrategia 2020. En conjunto, la Estrategia nos moviliza a: Fortalecer las relaciones existentes y desarrollar nuevas alianzas estratégicas, a través de …

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World Cities Report 2016: Urbanization and Development: Emerging Futures

  Published by UNHABITAT, this year’s World Cities Report presents a number of issues that this New Urban Agenda should address.  United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development — known as Habitat III — in Quito, Ecuador, is a timely and important opportunity. It takes place as the world embarks on efforts to …

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Coalición de Mil Millones para la Resiliencia: Guía para las Americas

Personas y comunidades de todo el mundo se enfrentan a crecientes riesgos para su salud, medios de vida y bienestar social. Estos riesgos dependen del contexto, y a menudo se ven agravados por muchos factores: enfermedades; cambio climático; urbanización caótica y asentamientos espontáneos en áreas propensas a desastres; inseguridad; envejecimiento de la población, y aumento …

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One Billion Coalition for Resilience: Americas Guide

People and communities everywhere face increasing risks to their health, livelihoods and social wellbeing. These risks are context specific and often compounded by many factors: disease; climate change; chaotic urbanization and spontaneous settlements in hazard-prone areas; insecurity; aging populations; and increasing inequalities. Traditional coping mechanisms are breaking down. New coping mechanisms are emerging. The One …

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World Development Report 2015- Mind, Society and Behavior

The title of this Report, Mind, Society, and Behavior,captures the idea that paying attention to how humans think (the processes of mind) and how history and context shape thinking (the influence of society) can improve the design and implementation of development policies and interventions that target humanchoice and action (behavior). To put it differently, development policy is due for its …

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Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report Impact Forecasting — 2013

Global natural disasters in 2013 combined to cause economic losses of USD192 billion, 4% below the ten year average of USD200 billion. The losses were generated by 296 separate events, compared to an average of 259. The disasters caused insured losses of USD45 billion, 22% below the 10-year average of USD58 billion and the lowest total since 2009. In a …

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