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The Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) pilot projects showcase the activities of three countries (Ethiopia, Guatemala and Indonesia) to identify models and promising practices for disaster risk...

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Date: Feb 2014

This paper uses panel data from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Malawi to examine the impacts of natural disasters on schooling investments, with a particular focus on the roles of ex-ante actions and...

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Disaster risk reduction is the first line of defense in adapting to climate change. Accordingly GFDRR’s basic approach is to build resilience now for better adaptation to a changing climate....

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School safety and education are both key to reducing the impact of disasters. The role of education in reducing disaster risks is enshrined in all global commitments and frameworks. Foremost among...

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This document addresses the need to promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation at the local and community level for a number of interconnected reasons, including (i) changes in the...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Niger, Kenya, Nepal

This background note addresses the cost effectiveness of investing in resilience when compared with approaches that rely exclusively on ex-post response and recovery, and the lack of funding...

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This volume debates and informs on themes such as housing, participation, and vulnerability in relation to large-scale post-disaster reconstruction. It is a contribution to ongoing debate in terms...

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This issue of the journal 'Humanitairan Exchange', has a special feature which focuses on the humanitarian crisis in the Sahel region of Africa, where aid agencies estimate that more...

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This programme evaluation report describes the processes of the 2009 Community-Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) programme as a community-driven approach, including partner training in...

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More than 50, 000 people were displaced by the war between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh during the 1990s. This document describes a project to improve the living conditions of...

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