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Guidance material, Training material
31 Mar 2021
I-RAPTER is a training course designed for first responders, radiation protection specialists and emergency managers responsible for radiological emergency response.
Tags: Guidance material, Training material, Behavior Change, Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies, Recovery, Risk Assessment
Assessment or evaluation
16 Nov 2020
0Reports Reviewed 0Organizations Covered Over the course of 2019-2020, the American Red Cross commissioned a meta‑evaluation to explore what makes a community disaster-ready. This meta-evaluation examines 24 program or project evaluations, half of ...
Tags: Assessment or evaluation, Behavior Change, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Community Engagement and Accountability, Community Risk Assessment, Early Warning Systems, Resilience, Risk Assessment, Six Characteristics of a Safe and Resilient Community, Urban Preparedness
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