Community coping practices, local community knowledge accumulated over generations of living in a particular environment that is shared and applied to reduce community vulnerability and form the basis of community coping practices.
26 Nov 2015, UNESCO
As Governments prepare their final round of negotiations to agree on a coherent response to the climate crisis in Paris during COP21, the conference 'Resilience in a time of uncertainty: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change' is bringing together scientists, decision makers and indigenous peoples to share their knowledge and solutions on 26-27 November 2015 at UNESCO Headquarters...
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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.