The institutional structures and processes that drive decision-making and management of DRR programs at regional, national and local level. This theme also includes institutions, legislations, policies and coordination mechanisms such as regional and national platforms.

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Associated Press
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Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Natural Hazards Center
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Huffington Foundation Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies, Emeritus Gary Yohe argues that adopting an iterative risk management approach is the most effective way when responding to climate change uncertainties.
Open Access Government
Climate-induced disasters are intensifying in Asia and the Pacific, affecting migration and causing economic strain. The need for effective adaptation strategies and international cooperation is urgent as remittances play a vital role in risk management.
Asian Development Bank (ADB)

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