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IUCN Publication

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

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2017
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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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.

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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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Los ecosistemas saludables mejoran la resiliencia ante los desastres

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2015
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Des ecosystèmes sains améliorent la résilience aux catastrophes

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2015
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Healthy ecosystems enhances resilience to disasters

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2015
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.

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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).

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2014
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.

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2013
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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.

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2013
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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).

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2011
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).

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2009
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Risk and poverty in a changing climate : invest today for a safer tomorrow

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2009
IUCN Publication

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

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2009
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Disaster risk, livelihoods and natural barriers, strengthening decision-making tools for disaster risk reduction : a case study from Northern Pakistan

This project attempts to profile the disaster that took place in Neelum Valley, AJK, Pakistan. Its goal is to strengthen decision-making tools by identifying the main land use factors and land use strategies that affect the vulnerability of communities in Neelum Valley.

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2007
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Reducing disaster risk : a challenge for development

This Report is premised on the belief that in many countries the process of development itself has a huge impact — both positive and negative — on disaster risk.

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2004