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A study 'Addressing the Challenge: Recommendations and Quality Criteria for Linking Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation to Climate Change' just launched emphasizes the importance of climate change adaptation...
The German Committee for Disaster Reduction

The present study addresses the urgent need to link disaster reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA), while critically reflecting on opportunities and limitations. On the basis of a review of current strategies to link DRR and CCA at the

The German Committee for Disaster Reduction
A cost-effective technology using locally available materials and manpower provides a sustainable way of stemming riverbank erosion on the Mekong river in Laos, according to Phaknakhone Rattana from Laos’s Ministry of Public Works and Transport...
The New Humanitarian
Con el objetivo de desarrollar un sistema de coordinación mesoamericano de información territorial entre usuarios y proveedores, en el cual la reducción de riesgos de desastres naturales sea un eje transversal del...
Sistema Nacional de Proteccion Civil - Panama
Este viernes 19 de junio el Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (INDECI), contribuyendo a la cultura de prevención, realizará en la ciudad de Puno el taller: “El Periodismo en la Prevención y Atención de Desastres”...
Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil
The Angola Press Agency writes about the Government of Angola's participation in the Global Platform for Disaster Reduction last week in Geneva, Switzerland...
Angola Press Agency
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has instituted scholarship scheme for best deserving corps members who contribute to public awareness or volunteer in disaster management in the country...
National Emergency Management Agency (Nigeria)

Zeitschrift für Entwicklungsethnologie, 1+2/2007 (16. Jahrgang)

This empirically grounded study focuses on an often neglected dimension of risk management. Its aim is to achieve an understanding of the communication processes of urban risks emphasizing

International Spacial Planning Centre, the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Entwicklungsethnologie e.V.