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Awareness material
04 Feb 2021
Honduras se encuentra entre los primeros cinco países más vulnerables del planeta, según el índice de Riesgo Climático (IRC) que elabora cada año Germanwatch. Los efectos de los desastres impactan negativamente el desarrollo e incrementan la po...
Tags: Awareness material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Engagement and Accountability, Disaster Law, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience
Awareness material
04 Feb 2021
En Costa Rica las condiciones de vulnerabilidad, como el incremento de población sin planificación, la mala distribución y uso del suelo, y el terreno montañoso y con pendientes pronunciadas, han provocado desequilibrios ecológicos de gran magni...
Tags: Awareness material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Engagement and Accountability, Disaster Law, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience
Awareness material
04 Feb 2021
In Costa Rica, drivers of vulnerability such as unplanned population growth, poor distribution and use of land, and the mountainous and steeply sloping terrain have led to great ecological imbalances. One of the consequences is devastating flooding w...
Tags: Awareness material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Engagement and Accountability, Disaster Law, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience
Awareness material
04 Feb 2021
According to the annual Global Climate Risk Index produced by Germanwatch, Honduras is among the top five most vulnerable countries. The effects of disasters negatively impact development and increase poverty. In the last two decades, disasters have ...
Tags: Awareness material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Engagement and Accountability, Disaster Law, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience
Case Study
02 Jan 2019
Led by the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and supported by the German Red Cross, the Bangladesh FbF project is at the forefront of experience with FbF activation and funding delivery in the Asia-Pacific region. This case study examines the effecti...
Tags: Case Study, Early Warning Systems, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience
Report
29 Jun 2018
This study – written by ISET-International, in collaboration with Zurich Insurance Group, and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center looks in detail at the Houston floods that resulted from Hurricane Harvey. Based on interviews with impacted ho...
Tags: Report, Early Warning Systems, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Urban Risk Reduction
Research
15 Jan 2018
Resilience: rising to the challenge in coastal regions Coastal areas offer unique opportunities and challenges. The dynamics of the physical processes (from the daily tides to the ever-changing morphology) form the backdrop to some of the world’s m...
Tags: Research, Business Continuity Program, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Early Warning Systems, Earthquake, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience, Tsunami
Other type of resource
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
Guidance material, Training material
17 Jul 2017
This guide provides up-to-date, authoritative information that schools can use to develop a comprehensive strategy for addressing natural hazards. It presents information and guidance on: Identifying natural hazards that could potentially impact a s...
Tags: Guidance material, Training material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Earthquake, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Thunderstorm, Tornado, Tsunami
Research
07 Jun 2016
Research suggests that the perception of a threat, high levels of self-efficacy, and high levels of social connectedness and trust may facilitate engagement in preparatory behaviours for severe weather events. To identify the psychosocial determinant...
Tags: Research, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone