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IUCN Publication

Ecosystems protecting infrastructure and communities

Despite increasing recognition of the importance of ecosystem-based approaches for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, implementation remains mostly underdeveloped worldwide. Lack of knowledge on the implementation process present an important barrier.

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2017
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Regional assessment on ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and biodiversity in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean

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2016
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Regional assessment on ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and biodiversity in West and Central Africa

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2016
IUCN Publication

Helping nature help us

With the increasing threats that disasters present there is an urgent need to prioritise proactive disaster risk reduction over reacting to disaster events.

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2016
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Nature-based solutions to address global societal challenges

This report has been prepared as part of an effort by IUCN to define its position on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) and plan for future work to advance this concept and support effective implementation of NbS to enhance ecosystem services provision and address societal challenges. The report propos

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2016
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保護地域を活用した 防災・減災: 実務者向けハンドブック

Globally, disasters due to natural hazards takes an enormous toll in terms of human lives, destruction to crops and livelihoods, and economic losses. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has therefore become a critical part of sustainable development strategies.

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2015
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Protected areas as tools for disaster risk reduction : a handbook for practitioners

Globally, disasters due to natural hazards takes an enormous toll in terms of human lives, destruction to crops and livelihoods, and economic losses. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has therefore become a critical part of sustainable development strategies.

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2015
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Bangladesher prakkritic durjog: sikhkhokder jonno sohayeeka

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2014
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Bangladesher prakkritic durjog: mardhomik biddaloyer satra-satreeder jonno

This book is for secondary school students in Bangladesh, so they can learn about disasters caused by natural events and how to take measure before, during and after to stay safe.

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2014
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Bangladesher prakkritic durjog: prathomik biddaloyer satra-satreeder jonno

This book is for primary school students in Bangladesh, so they can learn about disasters caused by natural events and how to take measure before, during and after to stay safe.

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2014
Non IUCN Publication

Building resilience to disasters through partnerships : lessons from the Hyogo Framework for Action

The paper outlines the modus operandi of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction partnership in working with and empowering stakeholders to build partnerships and political legitimacy for international agreements in the context of disaster risk reduction.

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2013
Non IUCN Publication

The role of hydrometeorological services in disaster risk management

Sponsored and co-organized by the World Bank Europe and Central Asia Disaster Risk Management team, the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the purpose of this workshop was to share best practices and experience i

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Making cities resilient report 2012

This report is a product of cities’ and local governments’ efforts to protect their cities and make them safer and productive places to live and work.

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2012
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Drought contingency plans and planning in the Greater Horn of Africa : a desktop review of the effectiveness of drought contingency plans and planning in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia

This paper is a UNISDR contribution towards effective Drought Contingency Planning (DCP) for stakeholders and partners implementing drought risk reduction programmes in the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA).

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the Pacific : an institutional and policy analysis

The objective of this study is to provide an analysis of the current level of integration of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the region, with an emphasis on the policy and institutional environment.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

How to make cities more resilient : a handbook for local government leaders : a contribution to the Global Campaign 2010-2015

This Handbook for Local Government Leaders provides mayors, governors, councillors and others with a generic framework for risk reduction and points to good practices and tools that are already being applied in different cities for that purpose.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

UNEP year book 2012 : emerging issues in our global environment

The 2012 UNEP Year Book spotlights two emerging issues that underline the challenges but also the choices nations need to consider to deliver a sustainable 21st century— urgently improved management of the world’s soils and the decommissioning of nuclear reactors.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Disaster relief 2.0 : the future of information sharing in humanitarian experiences

The report analyzes how the humanitarian community and the emerging volunteer and technical communities worked together in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and recommends ways to improve coordination between them in future emergencies.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Toolkit for national platforms for disaster risk reduction in Africa

This toolkit outlines actions, examples and resources available for those with the responsibility for invigorating their country’s national platform for disaster risk reduction (DRR) or participating in it.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Protecting development gains : reducing disaster vulnerability and building resilience in Asia and the Pacific

The 2010 Asia-Pacific Disaster Report (APDR) is the first biennial report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction for Asia and the Pacific (UNISDR AP) office.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Natural hazards, unnatural disasters : the economics of effective prevention

Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters looks at disasters primarily through an economic lens. Economists emphasize self-interest to explain how people choose the amount of prevention, insurance, and coping.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Ökonomische Bewertung naturverträglicher Hochwasserversorge an der Elbe

Überschwemmungen wie die Elbeflut im August 2002 führen uns immer wieder auf dramatische Weise die Notwendigkeit der Hochwasservorsorge vor Augen. Klimawandel und die Ausweitung der Siedlungs- und Verkehrsflächen verschärfen dabei das Risiko von Schäden auch durch kleinere und lokale Ereignisse.

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2010
Non IUCN Publication

Natural security : protected areas and hazard mitigation : a research report by WWF and Equilibrium

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2008
Non IUCN Publication

The role of the environment in poverty alleviation

Essays in this publication offer perspectives and strategies to promote both environmental conservation and poverty eradication.

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2008
Non IUCN Publication

Beyond disasters : creating opportunities for peace

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2007
Non IUCN Publication

Living with risk : a global review of disaster reduction initiatives, 2004 version

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2004
Non IUCN Publication

Flood control in Bangladesh : a plan for action

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1990
Non IUCN Publication

Disaster, planning and development : managing natural hazards to reduce loss

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1990
Non IUCN Publication

Famine early warning systems : victims and destitution

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1989