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21 Dec 2017
Are you interested in risk communication? The 2018 Understanding Risk Forum is hosting an intensive event for interdisciplinary teams to test their innovative, creative, scientific and technological skills to co-develop risk communication solutions t...
Tags: Other type of resource, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Communication As Aid, Community Risk Assessment, Crisis Mapping, Disaster Law, Drought, Early Warning Systems, Earthquake, Flood, Heat Wave, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience, Risk Assessment, Risk Transfer, Technological hazard, Urban Planning, Urban Risk Reduction, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Youth Preparedness
Report
08 Aug 2017
In developing countries the agriculture sector absorbs 23 percent of the total damage and losses. Between 2005 and 2014, approximately USD 93 billion was lost in crop and livestock production due to natural hazards and disasters in developing coun...
Tags: Report, Drought, Early Warning Systems, Earthquake, Flood, Food Security, Heat Wave, Livelihoods, Resilience
Report
23 Nov 2015
A new report published by The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), “The Human Cost of Weather Related Disasters”, shows that over the last twenty years, 90% of major disasters have been caused by 6,457 recorded floods, sto...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Cold wave / dzud, Drought, Flood, Heat Wave, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Thunderstorm, Tornado, Tsunami, Volcano, Wildfire
Guidance material
12 Aug 2015
Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has therefore become a critical part of sustainable development strategies. The acronym DRR embraces a complex mixture of policies and actions, from education of civil society, through disaster preparedness strategies to...
Tags: Guidance material, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Landslide, Tsunami, Volcano, Wildfire
Research
29 Jun 2015
This new ‘Seasonal Rainfall Watch’ publication encourages Red Cross disaster managers to use seasonal forecasts for preparedness in the Pacific, helps them prepare for and respond to disasters and manage droughts and prolonged wet spells....
Tags: Research, Drought, Flood
Awareness material
07 Apr 2015
This issue of Southasiadisasters.net focuses on the important theme of ‘Understanding Drought in India’. India’s overdependence on rainfed agriculture and the increasing variability of monsoons due to climate change underscore...
Tags: Awareness material, Drought
Report
23 Mar 2015
This report presents data about natural disasters impacts (human and economic) at world scale for the last 20 years. The analyses focus on trends and patterns of impacts and how these vary regarding the income level or the geographical location. Base...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Risk Assessment, Risk Transfer, Tsunami
Video
10 Mar 2015
This participatory video was developed by the Youth Network of Las Sabanas, to document a microproject implemented with the support of the Nicaraguan Red Cross and Wetlands International through the Partners for Resilience Programme in the community ...
Tags: Video, Drought, Landslide, Livelihoods, Women and Gender
Video
10 Mar 2015
This participatory video was developed by the Youth Network of Las Sabanas, to document a microproject implemented with the support of the Nicaraguan Red Cross and the Partners for Resilience Programme in the community of Miramar, Las Sabanas (Nicar...
Tags: Video, Drought, Livelihoods
Case Study
07 Mar 2015
Partners for Resilience (PfR) implemented the Program for Disaster Risk Management in the Face of Climate Change in 28 communities of the municipalities of Somoto, Las Sabanas, San Lucas and San José de Cusmapa in the department of Madriz. One of th...
Tags: Case Study, Climate Change Adaptation, Drought, Flood