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Social Impacts & Resilience

Consequences of a hazardous event on the physical, economic and psychological well-being of individuals and on the functioning of a community. Features of a social system that help to avoid losses and maintain or recover satisfying living conditions after a shock.

Podcast: Gina Bonne of the Indian Ocean Commission on the Climate-Resilient Islands Partnership

26 Aug 2014, Acclimatise

Climate change induced increased precipitation, flash floods, landslides have increasing impacts on infrastructure and on the livelihood of the population in the Indian Ocean region for Small Island States. Ginna Bonne, head of Climate Change, Disaster and Environment at the Indian Ocean Commission talks about the adaptation challenges for Small Island States in an interview with Acclimatise...

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk

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