Acces to climate information is a vital aspect of adaptation planning, particularly when it comes to creating life saving early warning systems. UNDP is working with countries like Benin in enhacing national capacities to collect and analyse relevant climate and weather data and communicate it to local populations. Benin’s work in delevloping an effective early warning system proved vital in preventing the loss of life due to recent floodings.
Case Study, Video
16 Feb 2015
The American Red Cross and the GDPC, with sponsorship from Disney, are working to prepare school-age children at home and abroad for the next disaster through “The Pillowcase Project”. Building on nine years of successful “Pillowcase Project”...
Tags: Case Study, Video, PAPE, Youth Preparedness
07 Mar 2015
In the last 20 years, Nicaragua has been the fourth country most affected by extreme weather events worldwide (Germanwatch Report, 2014). The country is investing in humanitarian aid to respond to emergencies caused by hydro meteorological events, an...
Tags: Case Study, Climate Change Adaptation, Drought, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Landslide
02 Oct 2013
Kuraklığa hazırlıklı olma, önleme ve zarar azaltma hakkında genel hatları ile bilgi verilen bir makale. İTÜ, Afet Yönetim Merkezi http://www.aym.itu.edu.tr/Icerik.aspx?sid=8848
Tags: Guidance material, Flood