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The IDSR Library for Disaster Reduction. "This Library focuses initially on addressing the needs of countries most affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster of 26 December 2004, and is...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

While many people are aware of the terrible impact of disasters throughout the world, few realize that this is a problem that we can do something about. This report, Living with Risk: A Global...

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This publication presents a collection of 18 indigenous practices which were developed over time in the communities in the Asia-Pacific region. Types of disasters include earthquake, cyclone (...

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The World Conference on Disaster Reduction was held from the 18th to the 22nd January 2005 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, and adopted the present Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of...

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The Hyogo Framework for Action calls on the ISDR to "facilitate consultative processes to develop guidelines and policy tools for each priority area, with relevant national, regional and...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The disaster management community has developed a significant body of knowledge and tools over the past decades for managing climate-related risks associated with natural variability in the...

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This document is anExtract from the final report of the World Conference on Disaster Reduction (A/CONF. 206/6), held from 18 to 22 January 2005in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. The Conference adopted the...

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A film focusing on adaptation to the effects of Climate Change that we have to face now and in the future.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

A key objective for a global strategy aiming to reduce the impacts of natural and technological hazards is the development of national mechanisms for disaster risk reduction. These mechanisms are...

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Africa is the only continent where the regional share of reported disasters in the world total has increased over the last decade. The Commission of the AU, the NEPAD Secretariat and UN/ISDR...

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