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… or Mitigation?: The role of relationships between institutions and communities in disaster recovery assistance - Contingency plans for coping with disasters: A need that cannot be postponed - Agents of Change: The Role of Children and Youth in Disaster - The submerged economy of risk: the case of the Dominican Republic - Not … in the Region: - Hurricane season 2009 in the Caribbean ISDR Global: - World Disaster Reduction Campaign 2008-2009 - Reducing disasters and avoiding economic and …
This collection of good practices shows how building the capacity of local institutions is key to sustaining disaster risk reduction, and demonstrates the immediate impact of local and national political commitments that institutionalise disaster risk reduction. It also showcases collaboration between local and national governments, civil society organi…
… with high vulnerability to natural hazards and low economic resilience to cope with disaster impacts including anticipated climate change and variability: Burkina Faso, … of Yemen. For each of them, it gives a summary of hazard profiles and ongoing disaster risk management programs. … This publications focuses on 20 core countries … with high vulnerability to natural hazards and low economic resilience to cope with disaster impacts including anticipated climate change and variability: Burkina Faso, …
In Spanish: Este documento contiene los resultados de una evaluación sobre las vulnerabilidades de la República Dominicana ante un fenómeno natural y cuál es el nivel de preparación con que se cuenta para poder disminuir sus efectos o responder con mayor efectividad. A la vez, el diagnóstico identifica una serie de desafíos que sirven de base para ava…