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2004

This guide considers the disastrous effects of crises on employment
and poverty; as well as the capacity of crisis-affected people, men and
women, to overcome their devastating effects and ensure return to decent life.

International Labour Organization
2007

Good practices and lessons learned:

This publication is part of ongoing efforts facilitated by the UNISDR secretariat to build a global partnership for mainstreaming gender issues into the disaster risk reduction process. Such efforts have become urgent

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2005

This one-stop user-friendly electronic guide is aiming to help answer the following questions: What is the link between gender equality and disaster risk? What lessons have been learned in the field and through scientific study? How can this knowledge be

Public Entity Risk Institute
2000

Introduction - Opening Address - CLIMAG and the World Climate Research Programme - Current Capabilities in Long-Term Weather Forecasting for Agricultural Purposes - Down-scaling General Circulation Issues in Climate Prediction - The state-of-art in crop

World Meteorological Organization
2003

This report describes the context and process of global climate change, its actual or likely impacts on health, and how human societies and their governments should respond, with particular focus on the health sector. It argues that climate change is

World Health Organization
2003

The study taking the 2002 food crisis in Malawi as its context and using evidence up to 2001: reassesses the economic consequences in Malawi and Southern Africa more generally of climatic variability in the light of experience such as the El Nino event in

World Bank, the
2003

Toward the end of the twentieth century, it became evident to professionals working within the meterological arena that the world’s climate system was showing signs of change that could not be adequately explained in terms of natural variation. Since that

World Meteorological Organization Cambridge University Press
2004

This text argues that climate change is a natural phenomenon and that the United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has overlooked this straightforward cause for global warming because the climate models the IPCC has created are

Multi-Science Publishing