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COP 18: Related Climate Change and DRR Documents

Total number of documents: 10

Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries: a case for adaptation governance and leadership in building climate resilience
Source(s): WB
Publication date: 2012

This report assesses the potential effects of climate change on the Arab region and outlines possible approaches and measures to prepare for its consequences. It offers ideas and suggestions for Arab ...


Climate change key messages
Source(s): IFRC
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 2 p.

This paper presents some of the key messages that the Red Cross Red Crescent brought to the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP18) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The ...


Climate change: how can we adapt? - Key messages for COP 18
Source(s): GWP
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 2 p.

This paper presents key messages for policy makers on water and climate change, urging innovative institutional solutions to be found for closer collaboration with disaster risk reduction efforts. It ...


Coherent action by the UN System to reduce disaster risk and build resilience
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 3 p.

This background note describes areas of work for the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) to enhance the focus on disaster risk reduction and resilience across the UN system. It details UNIS...


Global climate risk index 2013: who suffers most from extreme weather events? Weather-related loss events in 2011 and 1992 to 2011
Source(s): Germanwatch
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 28 p.

This briefing paper analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.). The most recent available data from 2011 as we...


Loss and damage due to climate change: an overview of the UNFCCC negotiations
Source(s): ECBI
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 12 p.

This paper raises the importance for the international community to understand and reduce loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change, including impacts related to extreme we...


Report of the Adaptation Fund Board: note by the chair of the Adaptation Fund Board
Source(s): UNFCCC
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 27 p.

This report responds to the decision requesting the Adaptation Fund Board to report on its activities at each session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyot...


Strengthening disaster risk reduction in climate change adaptation related agendas at COP18, Doha, Qatar
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 3 p.

This paper provides key messages on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction with the intent of strengthening disaster risk reduction in key climate change adaptation agendas at the UNFCC...


Tackling the limits to adaptation: An international framework to address 'loss and damage' from climate change impacts
Source(s): ActionAid; CARE; WWF
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 32 p.

This document argues that current and future scale of climate change implies serious loss and damage, especially to the lives and livelihoods of those who are poor, most vulnerable and least to blame....


The eight unmet promises of fast-start climate finance
Source(s): IIED
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 6 p.

This briefing reports that wealthy nations are still not meeting their Copenhagen climate finance pledges. While we await the final numbers from a few contributors, reports submitted to the UNFCCC in ...