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Spatio-temporal mapping of climatic and biological disaster outbreak in India has been undertaken using historical data and scientific tools to explore options to support for relief, recovery, resilience, and adaptation.
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit National Institute of Disaster Management (India)
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World Bank, the
This guidance note was drafted to document lessons learned in the three project countries (Nepal, Sri Lanka, Côte d'Ivoire) and in doing so, it provides a step-by-step practical guide for countries in post-crisis situations to undertake Post-Crisis Integrated Strategic Environmental Assessments (Integrated SEA). The Integrated SEA approach builds upon current SEA practices, while placing greater emphasis on integrating disaster risk and climate change impacts into a participatory data collection, mapping and planning process.
United Nations Environment Programme Climate and Pollution Agency, Norwegian Ministry of the Environment
The US Geological Survey predicts that more than 2.5 million people will die from earthquakes this century. Landslides and other mass movements, such as rockfalls, are an important cause of earthquake fatalities. Research now shows deforestation may inadvertently increase rockfall hazard by removing the natural vegetative barrier that previously impeded boulder travel.
Conversation Media Group, the
This case study highlights the achievements in disaster risk management in Nepal in the context of the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the

The purpose of this report is to provide a comprehensive overview of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) activities in relation to disaster risk reduction and response. The report showcases the tools and methodologies developed by the

European Commission Joint Research Centre

This act sets out a comprehensive legal framework for disaster risk management. It designates the Division of Risk and Disaster Management (DRDM) as the national body for disaster risk management responsible for, among other things, the preparation of the

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