Publications advanced search

Format: 2019
Format: 2019
Format: 2019
Year only. e.g. 1975

This list contains 77 entry(ies).

IUCN Publication

The EPIC project : demonstrating that nature can reduce the impacts of disasters

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2017
Non IUCN Publication

Integrated vulnerability assessment framework for atoll islands

This resource material is designed as a generic guide for planning, implementing and reporting an integrated vulnerability assessment (IVA) that targets atoll communities in the Pacific Islands region.

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2016
IUCN Publication

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

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2016
Non IUCN Publication

Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and adaptation in practice

This book is a compilation of recent developments in the field of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and climate change adaption (Eco-DRR/CCA) globally.

Author(s):

Publication Year: 
2016
IUCN Publication

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

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2016
IUCN Publication

Managing disaster risks for World Heritage (Arabic version)

The objectives of this manual are: to help the managers and management authorities of cultural and natural World Heritage properties to reduce the risks to these properties from natural and humanmade disasters; to illustrate the main principles of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) for heritage and a

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2016
IUCN Publication

Gestão de riscos de desastres para o Patrimônio Mundial

The objectives of this manual are: to help the managers and management authorities of cultural and natural World Heritage properties to reduce the risks to these properties from natural and humanmade disasters; to illustrate the main principles of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) for heritage and a

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2015
IUCN Publication

Managing disaster risks for World Heritage (Chinese version)

The objectives of this manual are: to help the managers and management authorities of cultural and natural World Heritage properties to reduce the risks to these properties from natural and humanmade disasters; to illustrate the main principles of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) for heritage and a

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2015
IUCN Publication

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.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2015
IUCN Publication

Los ecosistemas saludables mejoran la resiliencia ante los desastres

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2015
IUCN Publication

Des ecosystèmes sains améliorent la résilience aux catastrophes

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2015
IUCN Publication

Healthy ecosystems enhances resilience to disasters

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2015
IUCN Publication

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.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2015
IUCN Publication

Bangladesher prakkritic durjog: sikhkhokder jonno sohayeeka

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2014
IUCN Publication

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.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2014
IUCN Publication

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.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2014
Non IUCN Publication

Mangroves for coastal defence : guidelines for coastal managers & policy makers

Mangroves are an incredibly important habitat, providing essential services for both people and nature. This guidebook provides an in-depth analysis  on the role that mangroves play in defense against waves, storms, tsunamis, erosion and sea level rise.

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2014
IUCN Publication

Asia protected planet report 2014

Asia has a rich cultural and natural heritage, but rapid development, population growth and an erosion of traditional practices are resulting in habitat loss and degradation, which is putting protected areas in Asia at risk and leading to serious decline in the biodiversity they harbour.

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2014
IUCN Publication

Safe havens : protected areas for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

This publication presents 18 case studies to demonstrate how Protected Areas (PAs) can be better managed for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA).

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2014
IUCN Publication

Gestión del riesgo de desastres para el Patrimonio Mundial

Los principales objetivos de este manual de referencia son a: ayudar a los administradores y a las autoridades encargadas de la gestión de bienes del Patrimonio Mundial natural y cultural a reducir los riesgos que corren esos bienes debido a los desastres tanto naturales o provocados por los sere

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2014
IUCN Publication

Proceedings of the workshop on ecological considerations in coastal development

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2013
IUCN Publication

Environmental guidance note for disaster risk reduction : healthy ecosystems for human security and climate change adaptation (Japanese version)

This publication was developed to provide guidance on the benefits of and ways to integrate environmental concerns into disaster risk reduction strategies (DRR) at the local and national levels.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2013
Non IUCN Publication

Climate-smart agriculture sourcebook

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2013
IUCN Publication

The role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction

The aim of this book is to provide an overview of knowledge and practice in this multidisciplinary field of ecosystems management and disaster risk reduction.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2013
IUCN Publication

Environmental guidance note for disaster risk reduction : healthy ecosystems for human security and climate change adaptation

This publication was developed to provide guidance on the benefits of and ways to integrate environmental concerns into disaster risk reduction strategies (DRR) at the local and national levels.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2013
IUCN Publication

Ecosystems and disaster risk reduction in the context of the great east Japan earthquake and tsunami : a scoping study : report to the Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund

The research focused on the perceptions of communities on the role of ecosystems for disaster risk reduction, particularly in the context of the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2013
Non IUCN Publication

Handling land : innovative tools for land governance and secure tenure

Everyone has a relationship to land, but not everyone's right to land is secure. The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) recognizes that conventional ways of managing land are not realistically going to meet the needs of millions of people.

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2012
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

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2012
Non IUCN Publication

Greening the blue helmets : environment, natural resources, and UN peacekeeping operations

This report aims to provide a comprehensive overview of how peacekeeping operations affect and are affected by natural resources and environmental conditions. The report is divided into two main parts.

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
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.

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2012
IUCN Publication

The Gulf of Mannar and its surroundings : a resource book for teachers in the Mannar District

Increasing incidence and intensity of natural disasters and climate change are having over-arching impacts on the environment. Sustainable development is being undermined. Ecological services and their indirect economic values are frequently omitted from assessments.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2012
IUCN Publication

Integrating economics into resource and environmental management : some recent experiences in the Pacific

In 2009, IUCN-Oceania Regional Office in partnership with SOPAC and SPC established the Pacific Resource and Environmental Economics Network (PREEN).

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2011
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.

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Protecting and conserving vs. replanting and rehabilitation

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2010
IUCN Publication

Gérer les risques de catastrophes pour le patrimoine mondial

Les principaux objectifs de ce Manuel de référence sont : aider les gestionnaires et les autorités gérantes des biens du patrimoine mondial culturel et naturel à réduire les risques qu’encourent ces biens en lien avec des catastrophes naturelles et anthropiques; illustrer les principes majeurs de

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2010
IUCN Publication

Managing disaster risks for World Heritage

The objectives of this manual are: to help the managers and management authorities of cultural and natural World Heritage properties to reduce the risks to these properties from natural and humanmade disasters; to illustrate the main principles of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) for heritage and a

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2010
Non IUCN Publication

Hazard awareness and risk mitigation in integrated coastal area management

These guidelines aim to assist policy makers and managers in the reduction of the risks to coastal communities, their infrastructure and service-providing ecosystems from tsunamis, storm surges and other coastal hazards within the phased framework of Integrated Coastal Area Management (ICAM).

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2009
Non IUCN Publication

Closing the gaps : disaster risk reduction and adaptation to climate change in developing countries

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2009
Non IUCN Publication

Risk and poverty in a changing climate : invest today for a safer tomorrow

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2009
Non IUCN Publication

From conflict to peacebuilding : the role of natural resources and the environment

This report, which inaugurates a new policy series by UNEP on the environmental dimensions of disasters and conflicts, aims to summarize the latest knowledge and field experience on the linkages between environment, conflict and peacebuilding, and to demonstrate the need for those linkages to be

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2009
Non IUCN Publication

TVEAP climate change films compilation

Films included in this compilation are "Mekong: Watch That River!" (2009); "Small Islands, Big Impact" (2009); "South Asia: Crowded Land, Drying Rivers" (2009); and "Yellow River Blues" (2009).

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2009
Non IUCN Publication

Monitoring disaster displacement in the context of climate change : findings of a study by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

This study looks at natural disasters and forced displacement in the context of climate change.

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2009
Non IUCN Publication

The anatomy of a silent crisis

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2009
IUCN Grey Literature

CORDIO Asia Final Report : Management of Climate Change Impacts on Coral Reefs and Coastal Ecosystems in Tsunami-affected Areas of the Andaman Sea and South Asia

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2009
IUCN Publication

Integrating environmental safeguards into disaster management : a field manual. Volume 3 : tools, techniques and relevant resources

Increasing incidence and intensity of natural disasters and climate change are having over-arching impacts on the environment. Sustainable development is being undermined. Ecological services and their indirect economic values are frequently omitted from assessments.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2009
IUCN Publication

Making disaster risk reduction gender-sensitive : policy and practical guidelines

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2009
IUCN Publication

Environmental guidance note for disaster risk reduction : healthy ecosystems for human security

Investment in sustainable ecosystem management can offer cost-effective solutions to reducing community vulnerability to disasters.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2009
Non IUCN Publication

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

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
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.

Author(s):

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2008
IUCN Grey Literature

Criteria for evaluating oil spill planning and response operations : a report to IUCN, the World Conservation Union

Organization(s):

Publication Year: 
2008

Pages