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Forum 2008: the human face of climate change


This report presents the summary of the Forum 2008, an international conference which focused exclusively on the human impact of climate change and on boosting assistance to worst affected poor and vulnerable populations. It deals with the climate-humanitarian issue from the following angles:

- Justice
- Security
- Agriculture
- Risk Management and Insurance
- Urban Planning and Design
- Business Opportunities
- Financing
- Energy
- ICT and Media
- Health
- Water
- Practical Solutions
- Disaster Risk Reduction
- Global Cooperation

The Forum 2008 pooled the expertise and experience of an uncommon combination of people from across a broad range of sectors: humanitarian, development and civil society, science and academia, business and engineering. Together the participants identified policy priorities and worked to develop collective solutions for boosting support to vulnerable groups at risk to climate change.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Complex Emergency, Critical Infrastructure, Disaster Risk Management, Economics of DRR, Food Security & Agriculture, Governance, Health & Health Facilities, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Media, Vulnerable Populations, Water

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/8610

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