GAR 2019 contributing papers

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The UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is the flagship report of the United Nations on worldwide efforts to reduce disaster risk. The GAR is published biennially by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).

2019

Community-based approaches to disaster risk reduction have been the subject of attention for practitioners and scholars in the humanitarian and development sector for many decades. One of the core elements of the concept is the notion of inherent

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2019

Vanuatu is one of the most hazard prone nations in the world and frequently tops the World Risk Report as the nation with the highest overall disaster risk. The devastation wrought by category 5 cyclone Pam (2015), the El Niño drought (2015/16), and

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2019

This paper describes a campaign developed by World Animal Protection designed to increase the level of preparedness of pet owners in Costa Rica. The campaign was implemented in 2012-2014 following a quantitative research study that determined the gaps in

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2019

Chile complies with seven of the nine criteria of climate change vulnerability according to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Consequently, Chile has a National Policy for Disaster Risk Management and a National Strategic Plan

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2019

A long-lasting conflict and recurrent disasters in the cities have kept the county underdeveloped in Afghanistan. Rapid urbanisation and climate change would put more challenges to urban communities. In order to achieve Sustainable Development Goals in

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2019
Recognizing a potential of World Risk Index (WRI), this paper will, based on the preliminary analysis results, exhibit a basic framework of the sectoral breakdown of WRI as an initial step toward establishing a practical reference to guide recovery needs for BBB in Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction