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Documents and Publications
Disaster risk and resilience publications, reports, research papers and case studies.
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2022
This article assesses when, and to what extent, laypeople attribute changes in hurricanes to climate change and whether and how certain characteristics predict this decision, using a novel application of signal detection theory.
American Meteorological Society
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2022
The paper analyses whether the Green Climate Fund (GCF), by far the largest climate change fund, has so far delivered on its promise to prioritize the most vulnerable countries.
Global Environmental Change: Human and Policy Dimensions
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2022
This paper aims to review the existing body of knowledge and the current challenges in tsunami risk communication, and to identify the gaps in the tsunami risk management methodologies.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
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2022
This paper introduces a climatic multi-hazard risk assessment for Greece, as the first-ever attempt to enhance scientific knowledge for the identification and definition of hazards, a critical element of risk-informed decision making.
National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos"
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2022
The Planning Guide provides the rehabilitation and recovery framework, the rehabilitation planning process and plan structure, institutional arrangements for plan coordination, implementation mechanisms, and proposed monitoring and evaluation arrangements.
World Bank, the National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council Department of National Defense Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the Japan - government
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2022
This study examines Southern West Africa (SWA), an example of “late-stage” deforestation, ongoing since 1900 within a 300-km coastal belt. Deforestation affects local and regional hydroclimate through changes in heating and moistening of the atmosphere.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
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2022
This paper assesses impacts of Sea level rise (SLR) on flood risks in the Rhine-Meuse Delta in the Netherlands in case the current protection strategy is continued and explores two alternative protection strategies.
Journal of Flood Risk Management (Wiley)
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2022
This paper analyzes the cost of improving vulnerable housing and gives recommendations for investments in housing resilience from an analysis of global project data.
Build Change