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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 (ISDR). The ISDR, launched in 2000, provides a framework to coordinate actions to address disaster risks at the local, national, regional and international lev…
… urgency posed by climate change, the Report forcefully argues the case for taking action now. … Risk and poverty in a changing climate : This summary presents the key … urgency posed by climate change, the Report forcefully argues the case for taking action now. …
… Version 2.1 - draft for comment: The purpose of this document is to describe the thematic classification system that … document is not meant to be a glossary of DRR terminology, but serves as a broad overview of the DRR domain. It is based on the experience of the information … and classifying information of all types relating to the DRR domain over the last four years. It is a draft for comment. … Version 2.1 - draft for comment: The