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A pair of grain silos
In Jamaica, maize is an essential part of diets, and while some of the grain is grown locally, the vast majority comes from the US. How will this deep dependency on US maize affect both the economy and food security for Jamaica in a changing climate?
Stockholm Environment Institute
Deaths of starving cattle on dry Masai land in Kenya
Praying desperately for rain and preparing determinedly for the next deluge: two poles in Kenya’s deepening battle with the climate crisis.
The Energy Mix
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2021
In this study, migration is considered as an effective adaptation option, if chosen, prepared and anticipated in a fair and coordinated way by various actors.
Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations Adaptation Without Borders
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Resource guides

This collection has been collated by UN Women for the WRD Knowledge Hub, drawing upon the PreventionWeb library.
Words into Action
Implementation guides for the Sendai Framework
Learning from Past Disasters

In August 1999, an earthquake in the city of Izmit killed thousands and left hundreds of thousands homeless

Blog: DRR VOICES

More needs to be done to recognize GBV as a core disaster management issue. Alyssa Thurston thinks one reason policies have failed to support women is because they have not adequately included women in disaster planning.
Dr. Nuraini Rahma Hanifa works with the Research Center for Geotechnology, Research Organization of Earth Sciences, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), previously known as Indonesia Institute of Sciences (LIPI).
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030