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… address disaster risks, natural resources management and sustainable agriculture. The practices and case studies present an integrated approach that builds resilience … Reservoir and pond management; Community-based technologies; Tourism increases after build-back-better; Climate adaptation; Local water management using canals and … Reservoir and pond management; Community-based technologies; Tourism increases after build-back-better; Climate adaptation; Local water management using canals and …
… drought in the region. This paper is a contribution to the 2019 edition of the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR 2019). To cite this paper:  Dhawale, R.; K. …
This paper produces a brief description of Sarez Lake formation and its modern conditions in Tajikistan, Central Asia. It outlines proposed actions to be taken to under the 'Lake Sarez Mitigation Project', including: Design and installation of a monitoring and warning system; Social training and safety related supplies; Studies to assess possible long-t…
Risk assessment for Central Asia and Caucasus: desk study review: This desk review … which aims at reducing Central Asia and the Caucasus (CAC)'s vulnerability to the risk of disasters, in line with the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 (HFA). It … of mitigation measures; and reviews and analyses climate change assessment, hazard risk management status of CAC countries, regional and international initiatives, …
… 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 … local governments - Canada: The Ontario Provincial Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment - El Salvador: Strengthening connections between communities and local …
This report addresses drought, which is considered the major disaster occurring in the Arab region, where the total people affected between the years 1970-2009 by drought is of about 38.09 million. The report focuses on Syria, considered one of the most economically affected countries by drought in the region. The case study provides information on hist…
… of Cities and Local Authorities addressing the issues of community resilience and disaster risk reduction in development planning initiatives; (iii) Margareta Wahlström's key …
All of society - the public and the private sector – ends up facing the consequences of disasters. It follows that all of society, the private sector included, has a role to play in reducing disaster risk. Natural hazards need not result automatically in disasters. Simple measures can be taken beforehand to strengthen the resilience of communities, to s…