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Managing Climate Extremes and Disasters in Africa: Lessons from the IPCC SREX Report

"This summary highlights the key findings of the SREX report from an African perspective, including an assessment of the science and the implications of this for society and sustainable development. The SREX report considers the effects of climate…

Managing Climate Extremes and Disasters in the Health Sector: Lessons from the IPCC SREX Report

"This thematic brief summarises the key findings of the report relevant to health. It includes an assessment of the science and the implications for society and sustainable development. This brief seeks to highlight key thematic findings and learni…

Managing Climate Extremes and Disasters for Ecosystems: Lessons from the IPCC SREX report

"Good ecosystems management is critical for managing climate extremes and disasters. It plays three positive roles: delivery of ecosystem-based adaptation; delivery of co-benefits for livelihoods and biodiversity conservation; and support for cl…

Tackling Exposure : Placing Disaster Risk Management at the Heart of National Economic and Fiscal Policy

"This review has demonstrated that disaster losses are rising and threaten future economic development, especially given the associated threat of climate change. A policy solution is to integrate risk management into economic and fiscal policy, wit…

Community Survey and Mapping for District Disaster Risk Management

This study was commission by Puntland Ministry of Interior, Federalism and Democratization through the support of UNDP Somalia programme to assess current disaster management system in nine of the UN Joint Programme on Local Governance and Decentral…

Les Menaces Majeures Contre L’humanite en 2020: Une Synthèse du Rapport sur les Risques Catastrophiques Globaux 2020 de Global Challenges Foundation / Major Threats to Humanity in 2020: A Synthesis of the Global Challenges Foundation's Global Catastrophic

The Global Challenge Foundation's 2020 Global Disaster Risk Report provides an overview of the major threats to human survival, highlights their interconnectedness, and explores their management at the global level. The report focuses on seven key g…

Climate Adaptation Readiness for Agriculture: Drought Lessons from the Western Cape, South Africa

"Agriculture is a critical component of national and sub-national economies, yet it is also highly vulnerable to weather extremes and scarce water resources. Climate change is increasing disaster risks in Southern Africa. Despite progress on i…

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