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Report
23 Sep 2019
The International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent Societies presents the report: The Cost of Doing Nothing, an analysis showing that if no urgent action is taken now, the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance annually due to t...
Tags: Report, Climate Change Adaptation, Risk Assessment
Report
02 Jul 2019
The United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is the flagship report of the United Nations on worldwide efforts to reduce disaster risk. The GAR is published biennially by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDR...
Tags: Report, Risk Assessment
Report
11 Mar 2019
This report from the USAID-funded Adaptation Thought Leadership and Assessments (ATLAS) project examines efforts to better understand and manage the risks of extreme heat on human wellbeing, including the public health burden heat poses and the direc...
Tags: Report, Community Risk Assessment, Heat Wave, Risk Assessment
Case Study
02 Jan 2019
In Demak, Central Java, natural forces exacerbated by human activities have escalated coastal erosion to the point of damaging the ecological system and jeopardizing opportunities for socio-economic activities in coastal areas. To mitigate the impa...
Tags: Case Study, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Community Risk Assessment, Resilience, Risk Assessment
Case Study, Report, Research
30 Nov 2018
The vision of this report is to make Junjungan Village into a small town centre in five years time. Utilising the central concept of Charter Village/Town, the Kampong would have by then secured the much-needed empowerment to govern itself with the ba...
Tags: Case Study, Report, Research, Business Continuity Program, Community Risk Assessment, Risk Assessment
Research
08 Jun 2018
A two-hectare plot of a deciduous dipterocarp-oak forest of Doi Suthep-Pui National park of northern Thailand protected against fire for 28 years was compared with a similar, but frequently burnt forest nearby with respect to changes in plant diver...
Tags: Research, Risk Assessment
Report
05 Feb 2018
Cultural heritage is vulnerable to the adverse impacts of natural disasters, and climate change is adding to the urgency of addressing this challenge. Countries around the world are employing a variety of measures to safeguard cultural heritage aga...
Tags: Report, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Earthquake, Resilience, Risk Assessment, Urban Risk Reduction
Case Study, Report
17 Jan 2018
UNDP’s work in climate change, disaster risk reduction and energy (2015-2017) This report is comprised of 15 country case studies providing examples of climate action, disaster risk reduction and recovery, and sustainable energy. Each case emph...
Tags: Case Study, Report, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Resilience, Risk Assessment, Urban Risk Reduction
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
05 Nov 2017
This guide has been developed to help national Red Cross Societies implement baseline and final assessments for community based disaster risk reductions projects. It includes instructions for how to prepare and conduct hosehold surveys as well as sta...
Tags: Guidance material, Risk Assessment