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5 February 2009
… This book was produced to mark the end of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR), a United Nations initiative to reduce the negative effects … to raise the profile of the IDNDR initiative, bringing issues concerning natural disaster management to a wider audience. … This book was produced to mark the end of the …
Publication
26 February 2009
… to climate-induced disasters (hydro-meteorological disasters) such as cyclone, flood, heat wave, drought and heavy rainfall induced landslide and building resilience … to climate-induced disasters (hydro-meteorological disasters) such as cyclone, flood, heat wave, drought and heavy rainfall induced landslide and building resilience …
Contribution to the Annual Forum of the International Recovery Platform (IRP) 26-27 January 2009, Kobe, Japan The purpose of this paper is to provide an introductory review of the current status of recovery operations in terms of integrating environment and long-term disaster risk reduction. The case studies, on Bangladesh and Myanmar, are intended to…
Progress of the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action and recovery from tsunami and earthquake, 15 January 2007, International Conference Center, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan On January 15, the International Symposium was held to share information and exchange knowledge to build up disaster-resilient countries using the recovery processes developed on…
Progress of the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action and recovery from tsunami and earthquake, 16 January 2007, International Conference Center, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan On January 16, the Experts Meeting was organized to verify the progress made in recovery efforts implemented in tsunami- and earthquake-hit regions and to come up with concrete me…
… national, regional and international level on implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action and achieving the Millennium Development Goals. This journal aims to give voice … national, regional and international level on implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action and achieving the Millennium Development Goals. This journal aims to give voice …
This report is a summary of the discussions held during the 3rd African Drought Adaptation Forum September 2008 in Addis Ababa. The participants, members of the the African Drought Risk and Development Network (ADDN) recognized the need for exchange of experience on managing the risk of drought in various sub regions of Africa and focused on promoting a…
UNISDR Africa educational series, vol. 2, issue 2 This booklet describes what can be done to protect the environment and in turn reduce the impact of disasters. It also provides definitions and explanations in community-friendly language, supported by success stories providing inspiration for others to contribute to disaster risk reduction by protectin…
… results suggest that the vulnerability of coastal population could be reduce in a number of ways. … This study was initiated to identify specific risk factors for … results suggest that the vulnerability of coastal population could be reduce in a number of ways. …
This symposium report focuses on mitigation strategies for tsunami disasters, tsunami warning systems and historical and pre-historical tsunamis associated with earthquakes in the Indian Ocean. The results of the project, upon which this symposium was based, have enabled the transfer of the methodologies and techniques employed in sedimentation surveys…