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This book provides guidance, policy orientation and inspiration, as well as serving as a reference for lessons on how to reduce risk and vulnerability to hazards and to meet the challenges of tomorrow. It is intended for people who have an interest in and practice disaster risk management and sustainable development. Natural hazards can affect anyone,…
Risk and poverty in a changing climate : The Report is the first biennial global assessment of disaster risk reduction prepared in the context of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Risk and poverty in a changing climate : This summary presents the key findings and recommendations of the Report, which identifies disaster risk, analyses its causes, shows that these causes can be addressed and … Given the urgency posed by climate change, the Report forcefully argues the case for taking action now. … Risk and poverty in a changing climate : This summary …
Version 2.1 - draft for comment: The purpose of this document is to describe the thematic classification system that has been developed, with the aim of promoting a better understanding of disaster risk reduction (DRR), and the development of an internationally recognized information classification and exchange standard. It is hoped that a clear set of…