Indigenous knowledge

Indigenous knowledge

Indigenous early warning system, local implementation, knowledge, skills, technical knowledge; traditional knowledge, transferable indigenous knowledge.

Wat Hong Thong located in a mangrove forest area , a temple on the sea , Bang Pakong District, Chachoengsao ,Thailand
Communities possess local experiences that allow them to adapt and respond to disasters. Knowledge exchange between the UK, Nepal and Thailand is helping researchers better understand and explore solutions to the risks facing these communities.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
The IPCC report suggests that places that only experience fire every 400 years will experience them every 50 years. The report further states that fires, combined with pests and other factors, could result in the loss of $459 billion in forestry by 2080.
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While all people are forced to confront similar challenges such as forced evacuations, loss of property and damage to businesses, Aboriginal people are once again over-represented in the number of people impacted by disaster.
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The latest IPCC report for the first time features Indigenous Knowledges alongside Western scientific research after many years of lobbying by IPCC lead authors and outside organisations.
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2022
This research on (in)visible communities confronting climate change and environmental injustice asks how climate-induced disasters intensify social inequities. This research shows that more equitable approaches to disaster preparation are possible.
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Weather forecasting is an important science. Accurate forecasting can help to save lives and minimise property damage. It’s also crucial for agriculture, allowing farmers to track when it’s best to plant or helping them protect their crops.
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Northeastern and mid-Atlantic tribal nations lived sustainably on the coastline for centuries before colonization. How can their experiences inform strategies for sea level rise adaptation?
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The Asia-Pacific Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction (APP-DRR) Forum concluded with a strong commitment to accelerate the implementation of the Sendai Framework by leveraging upcoming opportunities and with a confirmation of the dates for the 2022 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which will be hosted by Australia in the city of Brisbane.
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