natural disasters

Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Issues and Challenges

"A systematic academic publication to highlight the linkages between Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), CCA-DRR synergy and interactions.

Climate Smart Disaster Risk Management

This report explores climate smart disaster risk management (CSDRM), where the authors argue is a new paradigm is disaster risk management and planning. It uses case studies from Kenya, Tanzania and Sudan in East Africa; Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in South Asia and Philippines, Indonesia and Cambodia in South-East Asia to explore apporaches to CSDRM. "The report finds that successful application of the CSDRM approach will require systematic investment in people skills, new partnerships, technical collaboration and innovation to achieve the shift needed.