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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
Case Study
07 Mar 2015
For the implementation of the Program for Disaster Risk Management in the Face of Climate Change in Nicaragua, Partners for Resilience (PfR) worked with the academic sector in the department of Madriz and in the Northern Caribbean Coast Autonomous Re...
Tags: Case Study, Communicable Disease, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Heat Wave, Landslide, PAPE, Wildfire
Case Study
07 Mar 2015
The advance of the agricultural frontier and inadequate agricultural practices have contributed to environmental degradation in the sub-watersheds of the Tapacalí and Inalí rivers in the department de Madriz, Nicaragua. Meanwhile, a lack of knowle...
Tags: Case Study, Climate Change Adaptation, Drought, Flood, Resilience, Wildfire
Guidance material
07 Dec 2014
This publication, a supplement to the previously published “Public awareness and education for disaster risk reduction: a guide”, is offered as a tool for practitioners internationally to use in a consensus-building validation process. Na...
Tags: Guidance material, Communicable Disease, Earthquake, Flood, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, PAPE, Wildfire
Guidance material
20 Aug 2014
The prevention of destructive fires is an integral element of land-use policies and fire management strategies. Fire prevention must address a broad range of elements and sectors of society, natural resources and environmental management, land-use pl...
Tags: Guidance material, Climate Change Adaptation, PAPE, Wildfire
Guidance material
20 Aug 2014
Wild Fire Safety Checklist that includes: how to prepare ahead of time, what to do if there is a wild fire in your area, and returning home after a wild fire. American National Red Cross.
Tags: Guidance material, Wildfire
Guidance material
31 Oct 2013
Although layout planning and design is only one of a number of measures which can be taken to contribute to fire safety in settlements, the purpose of this section is to bring about an awareness of fire safety in settlement planning and design, and t...
Tags: Guidance material, House fire, Wildfire
Guidance material
27 Oct 2013
The process outlined in the Guide is broad-based, recognizing that drought creates problems that go beyond the scope of what water suppliers alone can address. Worksheets and other exercises can help communities see how drought has affected water sup...
Tags: Guidance material, Drought, PAPE, Wildfire