This study provides an overview on disasters and conflicts in 57 Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member countries during the last four decades, including a review of disaster risk reduction strategies from The Yokohama Strategy to the Hyogo
Islamic Development Bank
Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries
This issue presents articles related to ecosystem, climate change, recovery and gender, in relation to disaster management planning in India and beyond. The content includes: (i) ecosystem based flood relief to recovery in Uttarakhand; (ii) a view from Delhi - emerging challenges of disaster risk reduction for the Asian Development Bank; (iii) ecosystem based disaster risk reduction; (iv) climate risk and district disaster management plan of Puri district, Odisha; (v) climate-smart revolution; (vi) addressing natural hazards in planning; (vii) long-term recovery issues in disaster management planning - emerging global trends; (viii) Yogyakarta declaration on disaster risk reduction; (ix) disaster risk reduction in post disaster shelter reconstruction - case study in the Indian sunderbans delta; (xi) gender, risk, and community mobilization in Uganda; (xii) what does the IPCC SREX report mean for India?; (xiii) protecting communities from climate change; (xiv) IUCN in Asia, a note for exploration.
This pilot studies brings together gender experts and experienced agricultural research teams from Bangladesh, Ghana, and Uganda, to help inform future action research and development efforts towards enhancing communities and individuals access to
The people of Uganda, through the Constituent Assembly in Objective 23 and Article 249 of the resulting Constitution, called for an end to intolerable and persistent loss of life, suffering and disruption of economic activities by disasters resulting from