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Profiles of advocates working to reduce the risks faced by people living with disabilities, and to make disaster risk reduction, essential services and whole societies across the Asia-Pacific region more inclusive for people living with disabilities.
This policy discussion brief looks at key considerations for business-led adaptation; opportunities for businesses around climate adaptation; the role of governments and international agreements; and the role of the financial sector.
Stockholm Environment Institute Global Challenges Foundation
La República Dominicana se encuentra expuesta, por su localización geográfica, a una serie de amenazas de origen natural que afectan su población y su infraestructura.
Inter-American Development Bank
This collaborative report presents the latest research from across the globe on how persons with disabilities are affected by internal displacement.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
Two people standing in front of a collapsed building after the Haiti earthquake in 2010.
Earthquakes are notoriously hard to predict, and so too are the usually less-severe aftershocks that often follow a major seismic event.
Cornell University
A blazing wildfire starts to encroach on residential areas in Braga, Portugal
States are struggling to budget given incomplete data
Grist Magazine
This research addressed the effects of socioeconomic status and demographic composition on mortality in the 2011 Tohoku tsunami using community-level data.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
This training manual comprises twelve modules on key aspects of climate change in Bangladesh. This training manual will help to better understand the climate change problem.
International Centre for Climate Change and Development Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Barriers and tools for implementing nature-based solutions for rail climate change adaptation
This study identifies barriers to uptake of nature-based solutions by the rail industry, which are potential climate change adaptation options for rail infrastructure. However, many factors still must be considered to enable their wider implementation.
Three Native American tribes will get $25 million each to retreat to higher ground. Despite a high initial cost, relocation may save money in the long run, by reducing damage from future disasters, along with the cost of rebuilding after those disasters.
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