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Disaster risk reduction is the first line of defense in adapting to climate change. Accordingly GFDRR’s basic approach is to build resilience now for better adaptation to a changing climate....

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This report is part of chapter 4 in the book Safer Homes, Stronger Communities: A Handbook for Reconstruction after Natural Disasters. This chapter covers the disaster timeline and how to apply...

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Publisher(s): World Bank
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Mali

Taking its outset in a description of the urban sector in Mali, this report (Africa Region Working Paper Series Number 104a) explores the most promising entry points for future urban and municipal...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Somalia

This report – a Programme for deepening peace and reducing poverty – presents an assessment of priority needs and then outlines reconstruction and development initiatives to address them. This...

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Some 20 million tonnes of waste resulted from the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE). The amount of debris in Iwate Prefecture was 11 times greater than in a normal year, and in Miyagi 19 times...

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Outline of ways in which private companies can contribute to disaster prevention and response. Useful insights into factors that motivate corporations to be involved. Prepared in cooperation...

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Publisher(s): World Bank
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Indonesia, Haiti

This mini documentary developed by Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery focuses on the urgent need of reducing disaster risks. It showcases experiences from Indonesia (Banda Aceh),...

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Publisher(s): World Bank
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This 7-minute mini-documentary shows life in the Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu five years after the Tsunami. The Vulnerability Reduction of Coastal Communities (VRCC) program was prepared...

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Publisher(s): World Bank
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Th is study analyzes the key challenges facing the urban poor, given the risks
associated with climate change and disasters, particularly with regard to the
delivery of basic services...

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Publisher(s): World Bank
Date: Jul 2014
Location: World

This document is aimed at mainstreaming the methodology for disaster damage and loss assessment (DaLA). It provides indispensable reference material for training programs to build institutional...

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