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Climate change from a wholistic perspective

PIA

Identifying vulnerabilities is essential in each case since the 'characteristics and circumstances of a community, system or asset make it susceptible to the damaging effects of a hazard,' said founding and current member of the Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network Merlie 'Milet' Mendoza...

  • Nepal: Flood alert data not reaching communities

    Republica

    'Despite making progress in flood forecasting, Nepal has yet to develop sufficient mechanisms that help use real-time data for saving people´s lives. As of now, only government officials and some community persons get real-time flood data, which hardly reaches the grassroots level,' according to Om Astha Rai writing for Republica...

  • Climate change wins precarious slot in proposed development goals

    TRF

    Mitchell said he was comfortable with the treatment given to disaster risk reduction in the proposed new goals. He noted that the first goal on ending poverty includes a target to reduce the exposure and vulnerability of the poor to climate-related extreme events and other economic, social and environmental shocks and disasters...

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