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These guidelines are oriented to the needs of the decision-maker and provide a description of the range of mitigation options that need to
be considered when making efforts to reduce losses from flooding. The guidelines are designed to provide an

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations - Headquarters

This publication examines the role of (water) law in the context of Integrated Flood Management. The result is a panoramic study of the necessary interfaces in this subject area, with a view to identifying best practices that might be studied in more

Global Water Partnership Associated Programme on Flood Management Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science World Meteorological Organization

This paper is an attempt to involve stakeholders and civil society in decision-making with regard to policy, planning and implementation direction in flood management issues and lays down a framework for a rational approach. It introduces the elements of

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center Global Water Partnership Associated Programme on Flood Management World Meteorological Organization

Integrated Flood Management (IFM) addresses issues of human security and sustainable development from a perspective of flood management, within the framework of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). Some of the underlying causes that make it

World Meteorological Organization

Expert Group Meeting on “Environmental management and the mitigation of natural disasters: a gender perspective”, 6-9 November 2001, Ankara, Turkey:

This paper addresses the importance of gender concerns in natural disaster contexts and illustrates its

United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women International Labour Organization

This guide considers the disastrous effects of crises on employment
and poverty; as well as the capacity of crisis-affected people, men and
women, to overcome their devastating effects and ensure return to decent life.

International Labour Organization

Good practices and lessons learned:

This publication is part of ongoing efforts facilitated by the UNISDR secretariat to build a global partnership for mainstreaming gender issues into the disaster risk reduction process. Such efforts have become urgent

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward the end of the twentieth century, it became evident to professionals working within the meterological arena that the world’s climate system was showing signs of change that could not be adequately explained in terms of natural variation. Since that

World Meteorological Organization Cambridge University Press

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